Environmental Statement of Principles

Carleton College recognizes that it exists as part of interconnected communities that are impacted by personal and institutional choices. We are dedicated to investigating and promoting awareness of the current and future impacts of our actions in order to foster responsibility for these human and natural communities. Carleton strives to be a model of stewardship for the environment by incorporating ideals of sustainability into the operations of the college and the daily life of individuals.

Approved by the Environmental Advisory Committee, 12 April 2001
Endorsed by the Board of Trustees, Building and Grounds Committee, 18 May 2001

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