University at Albany

Our Commitments

The University at Albany is committed to reaching climate neutrality by the late 21st century. We have made significant strides in achieving our goal, making public commitments in addition to adhering to state standards related to sustainability.

We Are Still In Declaration

This coallition of governments, businesses, and higher education institutions pledges to support climate action to meet the Paris Agreement.

The Presidents' Climate Leadership Commitments

This commitment makes carbon neutrality and resiliency high priority areas of action.

UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative

The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) is a partnership of UN entities (UNESCO, UN-DESA, UNEP, Global Compact, and UNU) dedicated to providing an interface between higher education, science, and policy making.

Talloires Declaration

The Talloires Declaration is a ten-point action plan for incorporating sustainability and environmental literacy in teaching, research, operations and outreach at colleges and universities.