A Sustainable Learning and Working Environment

Sustainable Learning

Strategic Direction

A Sustainable Learning and Working Environment

  • Build understanding of sustainable ecological, social and economic systems and practices among the college communities
  • Apply principles of sustainable economics, resource use, and social institutions to Lane’s learning and working environments

Strategic Initiatives

Sustainability Literacy
Learners will deepen knowledge and understanding of, and commitment to, issues and opportunities in developing a socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable society through intentional outreach, engagement, training, and development practices and activities.

Sustainable Systems, Policies, and Practices
The college will develop and implement systems, policies, and practices that support sustainable operations and optimize efforts and resources in achieving sustainability goals.

Energy Conservation and Carbon Neutrality
The college will achieve conservation and carbon neutrality goals through technology and collaborative strategic planning and resource allocation.

Curriculum Development and Infusion
Faculty and staff will pursue professional development to promote the incorporation and understanding of sustainability in all phases of the curriculum and work of the college.

Institutional Projects

New Projects Continuing Projects Completed Projects*
Promoting Sustainable Practices within Departments Climate Action Plan Bike Lane
Green Building Planning Coordination Carpool Matching Service
Green Office Certification Revolving Loan Fund Energy Program/NEEI Relocation
Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference Solar Energy Master Plan Institute for Sustainable Practices
Sustainability Professional Development Learning Garden Expansion
Sustainability Promotion and Online Resources Recycling Education Center
Solar Vehicle Charging Station
Taking Back the Tap
Watershed Science Technician Degree
*Indicates project has been completed (objectives have been met and focus has shifted to scale and practice).
Bike Lane Carpool Matching Service Climate Action Plan Promoting Sustainable Practices within Departments Energy Program/NEEI Relocation Green Building Green Office Certification Institute for Sustainable Practices Learning Garden Expansion Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference Planning Coordination Recycling Education Center Revolving Loan Fund Solar Vehicle Charging Station Sustainability Professional Development Sustainability Promotion and Online Resources Taking Back the Tap Watershed Science Technician Degree