Transformative Gift to the Robert Redford Conservancy Invests in a Sustainable Tomorrow
February 15, 2022
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As it approaches the 10-year anniversary of its founding in 2012, Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability has a vision for its next phase—and the future of the planet. Inspired by the program and Pitzer’s vision, Trustee Harold A. Brown and his wife, Eileen, donated a transformative gift to the Conservancy last year.
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Redford Conservancy Director Brinda Sarathy Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship
February 19, 2020
Pitzer College Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of the Director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, has received a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship to conduct her research “Best Practices in Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Case Study from Kodaikanal, India” over the 2020-21 academic year.
Redford Conservancy Is First Higher Ed Building in California to Earn Zero Net Energy Certification
April 22, 2019
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College has won the first higher education building certification in California for using Zero Net Energy. The certification from the International Living Future Institute is highly sought after and challenging to achieve. The International Living Future Institute’s mission is to lead the transformation toward a civilization that is socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically restorative.
Writer Mark Arax Explores California Water Issues in Pitzer College’s 2019 Sullivan Lecture
January 23, 2019
Claremont, Calif. (January 23, 2019)—Award-winning journalist and California water historian Mark Arax will deliver the 2019 John D. Sullivan Memorial Lecture at Pitzer College on February 15. Drawing on his forthcoming book, The Dreamt Land: Chasing Dust and Water Across California, Arax will explore California’s complicated relationship to water, ranging from the state’s century-old water [Read More...]
Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy Wins Design Award for Sustainability
November 1, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College and the design team at Carrier Johnson + CULTURE were recognized with an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Los Angeles Design Award in the category for sustainability (COTE LA).
Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Speaker Calls for a Climate Justice Movement
October 5, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College presents "People on the Move: Organizing for Climate Justice," a lecture by political scientist Dr. Hahrie Han.
Lecture Video: Hahrie Han: “People on the Move: Organizing for Climate Change”
October 1, 2018
Hahrie Han, Professor of Political Science at UCSB, examines what a social movement is and why we need it to solve the power problems that underlie climate injustice. She then examines ways to organize constituencies that build their power.
Seeding the Future: The Robert Redford Conservancy
July 12, 2018
The Robert Redford Conservancy opens the doors of its new home The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College began its first climate justice workshop under a ring of coast live oaks on a rainy Saturday morning in March. There were 35 participants, a daylong agenda and not a whiteboard in sight. [Read More...]