Focus Areas

Explore sustainability at Indiana University by topic. The office of Sustainability approaches this broad field through seven lenses, including those shown here and Academic Initiatives. Click on topic to discover more.

  • Energy & the Built Environment

    Buildings account for 40% of all energy consumption in the U.S.

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  • Computing

    Digital technology is at the center of innovation in academic activity.

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  • Environmental Quality & Land Use

    We are tasked with maintaining the integrity of our limited air, water, and land resources.

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  • Food

    Food is a primary interface between sustainability and personal choice.

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  • Resource Use & Recycling

    The waste we generate has enormous impacts on our environment and communities.

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  • Transportation

    Campuses contribute greatly to greenhouse gas emissions through transportation.

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