January 1, 2023
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⟶ Updated 12 Dec 2019 ⟶
List of edits
The Regents approved sustainability policy principles (UCOP Sustainability)
President formally issued the “Presidential Policy on Green Building Design and Clean Energy Standards.” This Policy was subsequently renamed the Policy on Sustainable Practices
Policy expanded to include transportation and climate protection
Policy expanded to include sustainable operations, waste reduction, and environmentally preferable purchasing; renovations guidelines added to green building section, climate protection section refined
Policy expanded to include sustainable foodservice
Policy revised to update the following sections: green building design, climate protection practices, sustainable operations, environmentally preferable purchasing, and sustainable foodservice practices.
Policy revised to update the following sections: sustainable building operations, sustainable foodservices practices, green building design, and clean energy.
Policy revised to update the following sections with new goals and clarifying language: definitions, green building design, sustainable transportation, and sustainable water systems.
Policy remediated for accessibility according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Policy revised to reflect the University Carbon Neutrality Initiative, adding definitions of green lab assessment programs, “research group” as defined by the Laboratory Hazard Assessment Tool (LHAT), and the inclusion of the UC Green Laboratories Action Plan. Changes were also made to the sections for Sustainable Building Operations for Campuses.
Policy expanded to include UC Health and revised to update the following sections with new goals and clarifying language: definitions, green building design, clean energy, zero waste, and sustainable procurement.
Policy revised to clarify2019 the following sections: climate protection, zero waste, and sustainable procurement.
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