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ANN ARBOR The University of Michigan's efforts to foster a healthier planet under the Planet Blue initiative are highlighted in the 2015 Sustainability Progress Report.
The report features campuswide sustainability achievements in the areas of education, research, and campus engagement and operations. It also reports progress toward the university's campus sustainability goals in the areas of climate, waste prevention, healthy environments, and community awareness and engagement.
"Like the very best qualities of the University of Michigan, our work in sustainability is more than the sum of our many excellent parts," said U-M President Mark Schlissel. "It involves impartial and impactful cross-disciplinary research, educational programs in all 19 of our schools and colleges, and campus initiatives that leverage the power and commitment of our 80,000-member community."