Apply now for the CACS 2016 Sustainability Awards

February 26, 2016

To formally recognize contributions of those helping the campus to meet its sustainability goals, the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS) annually provides awards to faculty, staff, and students that have done outstanding work. The campus community is indebted to the hard work of students, staff, and faculty making Berkeley a more sustainable place to work, live, and play. Nominations can be made for groups or individuals and are open to the entire Cal community.

Awardees will be announced at the annual CACS Sustainability Summit in April. Deadline for submittal is 5pm on Friday, March 18, 2016 – email completed submittals to Please send any questions to the same email address.

All nominees must fit within the goals set forth in the Charter of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability. These three goals are:

A. To engage the campus in an ongoing dialogue about reaching environmental sustainability

B. To integrate environmental sustainability with existing campus programs in education, research, operations, and public service

C. To instill a culture of sustainable long-range planning and forward-thinking design.

The nominee must be closely affiliated with the UC Berkeley campus and is open to student, faculty, and staff nominees. Nominations can be made for groups (either formal or informal) or individuals. Selfnominations are permissible. Awardees will be selected by current members of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability.

The award application can be found here