Press Releases

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
Press Releases

Robert Redford Conservancy Symposium Examines Climate Change and Rallies Climate Action

Redford Conservancy logoClaremont, Calif. (January 26, 2018)—Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability is hosting “Climate Change, Climate Justice: Organizing in the Face of a Changing Planet,” a public symposium that will draw together experts, activists and concerned citizens to explore the greatest environmental challenge facing the world today. In the wake of the third-hottest [Read More...]
January 26, 2018
Press Releases

Pitzer’s Redford Conservancy Receives Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grant for Climate Education and Action

Redford Conservancy logoClaremont, Calif. (December 18, 2017)—The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has awarded Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability a $50,000, two-year grant to increase public understanding of climate justice and find creative, effective ways to address climate change’s global repercussions. The grant supports two public symposia at Pitzer that will engage communities both on [Read More...]
December 18, 2017
Spotlights

Which Way Forward? Air Quality Summit Searches for Solutions

Kevin de Leon '03At a time when schisms dominate political headlines, the president of the California State Senate joined environmental experts at Pitzer College’s Air Quality in Southern California Summit on October 6 to speak about a common cause in the Golden State: the air we breathe. “Together we will clean up our air,” said Pitzer alumnus and [Read More...]
October 20, 2016
Press Releases

State Senate President Kevin de León to Keynote Air Quality Summit at Pitzer College

California State Senator Kevin de LeonClaremont, Calif. (October 3, 2016)—The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College is hosting “Air Quality in Southern California: Which Way Forward?”, a summit on regional air quality, environmental justice and climate action. California Senate President pro Tempore and Pitzer alumnus Kevin de León ’03 will present the keynote address. The summit [Read More...]
October 3, 2016