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Sustainability Office

The UC Davis Health System Sustainability Office is located within Facilities Design and Construction. The Office was formalized in August 2011 when John Danby was hired as Sustainability Administrator.

The primary role of the Sustainability Office is to support the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives that reflect both the elements of the UC Sustainable Practices Policy, and applicable aspects of healthcare-specific sustainability practices as advocated by Practice Greenhealth.

UC Sustainable Practices Policy

  • Green Building Design
  • Clean Energy
  • Climate Protection Practices
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • Sustainable Building Operations
  • Recycling and Waste Management
  • Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Practices
  • Sustainable Foodservice Practices
  • Sustainable Water Systems

UC Office of the President coordinates Working Groups for most of these policy elements, and the Sustainability Administrator or a member of the UC Davis Health System Sustainability Committee participates in these Groups.

Sustainability Work Groups at UCDHS include:

  • Energy Efficiency Work Group
  • Lighting Efficiency Work Group
  • Sustainability IT Steering Committee
  • Food and Nutrition Work Group

Contact Sustainability Administrator John Danby: