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Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Earns Top LEED Rating for Green Building

Claremont, Calif. (June 1, 2018)—Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).  LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a globally recognized symbol of excellence in green building. The Redford Conservancy joins a slate of green buildings on Pitzer’s [Read More...]
June 1, 2018
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Pitzer College and Robert Redford Announce Breakthrough Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model

Integrated Sustainability Plan Includes Targeted Reinvestment and Accelerated Carbon Footprint Reduction Claremont, Calif. (April 12, 2014) — Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model during a special trustee meeting on Saturday, April 5. Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley and Trustees Robert Redford and Donald Gould made the [Read More...]
April 12, 2014
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Pitzer College’s New LEED-Certified Residence Halls Win Design Award

Claremont, Calif. (September 30, 2013) — American Institute of Architects Orange County (AIAOC) recognized Pitzer College’s Residential Life Project Phase II with an Honor Award at its 2013 Design Awards on September 19, 2013. The project’s architects, carrier johnson + CULTURE, received the AIAOC’s top award in the Residential Program category. “Phase II’s LEED Platinum [Read More...]
September 30, 2013
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Pitzer College First among Liberal Arts Colleges with Eight LEED Mixed-Use Residential Buildings

With its LEED Platinum certification, Pitzer continues to be a leading force in sustainability efforts in the country. Claremont, Calif. (October 15, 2012) – Pitzer College’s Residential Life Project Phase II has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by US Green Building Council (USGBC). With four LEED Platinum and four LEED Gold buildings, Pitzer now leads [Read More...]
October 15, 2012