A focus on sustainability allows our campus community to be successful and grow while understanding the impact of how our modern lives influence the world around us.

President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS

“UMB must do its part on the environment. We must make UMB a much more environmentally responsible place. It's important to me. It's important to my grandchildren and your grandchildren.”

President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS

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UMB Sustainability Milestones


President Ramsay signs Second Nature's Carbon Commitment, pledging carbon neutrality by 2050.


First Climate Action Plan created.


President Perman signs on to Second Nature's Climate Commitment, which includes a climate commitment and resilience commitment.


Energy Reduction Team formed, saving over $3M in utility costs since the start of COVID-19 pandemic.


UMB Office of Sustainability created; President Jarrell re-signs Second Nature's Climate Commitment.