GreenPace Sustainability Committee
GreenPace serves as an incubator of ideas where Pace University students, staff, faculty and administrators can develop sustainability proposals, create research projects, and implement various green practices while involving the Pace and outside community in its efforts.
In 2008, a university-wide committee was started at Pace University with intentions of researching, discussing, prioritizing, communicating, and implementing green initiatives on our campuses. Since its inception, GreenPace has put forth multiple efforts to make the Pleasantville, New York City and White Plains campuses more sustainable.
The formal definition of sustainability is to "[meet] the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Given the breadth and depth of expertise throughout an institution of higher learning, sustainable considerations should be incorporated into all facets of operations and academics. We have a responsibility to lessen our footprint and negative impact on the environment to the greatest extent feasible. In doing so, we hope to help secure a healthy and productive planet for future generations.