Sustainability Awards

About CACS Sustainability Awards

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 in recognition of their hard work making UC Berkeley a more sustainable place to work, live, and learn.  

2023 Sustainability Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2023 CACS Sustainability Awards are closed

Nominations can be made for groups, projects, or individuals. Awardees will be announced at the annual CACS Sustainability Summit on May 1st. 

Read more about the nominations here

2022 Sustainability Awards

The 2022 Sustainability Awardees were recognized at the annual summit hosted by the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability, honoring a faculty team, three students and a staff member. Please learn more about the contributions and innovations of these community members.  

Read more about these forward-looking changemakers. 

2021 Sustainability Awards

CACS Senior Award

The Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability recognized 6 graduating seniors on their leadership in the environmental community throughout their time at UC Berkeley.  A virtual ceremony took place on 4/23/21 via Zoom.

 Read more about these forward-looking changemakers. 

2020 Sustainability Awards

In 2020 six outstanding graduating seniors received  Sustainability Awards.  Read more about these forward-looking changemakers. 

Past Award Winners

Viewing past Sustainability Award winners' projects can help you determine if your project is a good fit for an award.  View past awards here.

Team Efforts

Chancellor Carol Christ with students

UC supports sustainability from the student level to the top levels of administration.

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