Sustainability at CRC

Sustainability at CRC

Sustainability - "Meeting the needs of the present generation, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." United Nations Brundtland Report, 1987

The Campus Sustainability Committee works to promote sustainability at CRC, in accordance with the above definition. We strive to increase understanding of our ethical responsibility to future generations, to encourage respect for the environment and to assist the campus in its efforts to create an environmentally responsible academic setting.

We participate in the following activities:

  • Publish an online newsletter, The Green Scene 
  • Invite students to take the Graduation Pledge of Social Responsibility and CRC employees to take the CRC Sustainability Pledge 
  • Provide recycling education 
  • Promote reduced paper, water, energy and resource use in general on campus 
  • Promote sustainability in campus building design and operations 
  • Promote and implement annual Earth Week activities 
  • Encourage faculty to include the theme of sustainability in curriculum 
  • Mentor students working on sustainability projects

You can help support the CRC Sustainability Scholarship emerging endowment by making gift at the desired level online; select other in the Designation drop down memo and enter CRC CRC Sustainability Scholarship in the text box. Checks may be mailed to:

Cosumnes River College
Office of Philanthropy
8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823

Please add CRC Sustainability Scholarship Endowment to the memo field

Current employees may also contribute by enrolling in Payroll Deduction. To do so, please fill out the online Payroll Deduction Form. Under Fund, select Other Fund and enter CRC Sustainability Scholarship in the text box.

Should you have any questions about how to support the Sustainability Committee’s efforts to create an endowed scholarship, please contact the Office of Philanthropy by CRC-OP (at) crc [dot] losrios [dot] edu (email) or at (916) 691-7491 or (916) 691-7320. Thank you for your support!