Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability


  • Seattle University Designated a Fair Trade University 

    Seattle University pledged to make Fair Trade-certified products available in campus restaurants, catered events, offices and stores. And encourage faculty to incorporate Fair Trade issues into their teaching. Faculty also collaborated with a sister Jesuit university in Nicaragua and a Nicaraguan coffee farmer cooperative to develop a new Fair Trade coffee brand that eventually will be sold on campus.  Read more.

    Why Sustainability is Important to SU  

    Sustainability is core to our Jesuit identity. It promotes human rights, care for the natural world, and the common good.  Read more.

    Our Vision for Sustainability

    Seattle University, as part of its Jesuit heritage, demonstrates leadership in sustainable practices and environmental justice.  How are we doing living that vision?   Read more

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  • Four Year Progress Report

    Are you curious to know how SU is progressing on its Climate Action Plan goals to reduce carbon emissions and educate students about sustainability?

    Read the online report
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    Progress report
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