Suggested Readings


    Inclusive Sustainability: Environmental Justice in Higher Education

    The aim of this paper is to demonstrate why and how efforts at UC Santa Cruz have begun to shift from sustainability as a technical, export-oriented activity focused on aspects such as built environment, climate, energy, food, and water, to more of a concern with inclusive sustainability, which centers on issues of power dynamics, difference, and ethical considerations. 

  • Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability: What can YOU do as a Sustainability Officer? 

    If you are interested in exploring the intersection of diversity, inclusivity & sustainability in your work, these guiding questions can help to get your team's gears turning. These questions and suggestions are by no means all encompassing and are meant to serve as a resource for reflecting on your organization's priorities. 

  • Principles of Environmental Justice

    Read the Principles of Environmental Justice, as established at the 1991 First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit. These principles serve as a defining document for the growing grassroots environmental justice movement.