The working definition of sustainability refers to "Societal efforts that meet the needs of present users without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability presumes that the planet's resources are finite, and should be used conservatively, wisely and equitably. Decisions and investments aimed to promote sustainability will simultaneously advance Economic Vitality, Ecological Integrity and Social Welfare."
The University has a unique opportunity and responsibility to build environment for future generations. Development, Preservation, Conservation are complex undertakings involving numerous variables, stakeholders and solutions. The best way to achieve a 'Win-Win' situation is to take a comprehensive approach that incorporates the critical environmental, economical and social dynamics at play.
The University is committed, at all levels of organizations, in creating sustainable environments by employing Materials, Energy, Water Resources efficiently and minimizing site impacts by addressing the social and health issues that relate to development.
The goal of the University is to make everyone environmentally responsive. At University sustainability lies at the core and the entire team works together towards sustainability.