Reporting System

Implementation Profile for University of California, Santa Barbara

Submitted on November 19, 2007; last updated on July 13, 2016

Institution Information

Commitment Type Carbon
Basic Carnegie Classification Doctorate Granting
Control Public
Location Santa Barbara, CA
Community Setting Large town
USDOE Climate Zone 3
Current President or Chancellor's Name Henry Yang
Current President or Chancellor's Title Chancellor
Main Website
Sustainability Website
Additional Urls No information provided

Implementation Structure

Institutional Format Committee
Number of Individuals in Structure 11-20
Stakeholder Groups Represented Faculty, Students, CO2 emissions consultants, Staff
Description Greenhouse gas management work started during the 1990s energy crisis, which prompted the campus to develop an energy team. The current GHG management team has representatives from academics, housing, facilities, environmental health & safety, administrative services, and the university center. The campus has developed a Climate Action Plan incorporating the targets set by AB32 and also setting the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services, in concert with the Chancellor's Campus Sustainability Committee, oversees the implementation of the Climate Action Plan and Campus Sustainability Plans.
Committees and Groups with whom Institution coordinates No information provided
Implementation Liaison's Name Jewel Snavely
Implementation Liaison's Title Sustainability Coordinator & Green Initiative Fund Grants Manager
Implementation Liaison's Department Campus Sustainability Coordinator/ TGIF Manager