Sustainability

A living laboratory for a greener world


Creating a greener future

1,000 tons

Waste USC has diverted from landfills since 2016

13%

Energy supplied from renewable resources, like hydro, wind and solar today

800M

Number of people vulnerable to climate change impacts such as droughts, floods, heatwaves, extreme weather events and sea-level rise


USC is playing a leading role in solving the global climate crisis

Faculty and students across disciplines are working together—and partnering with civic leaders in Los Angeles and beyond—to address some of the biggest environmental problems facing our cities and our oceans.

Support their work today