2016 Sustainability Progress Report

Student Engagement

U-M students are embarking on a powerful journey of learning — within and beyond the classroom — that spans disciplines and instills the knowledge and skills required to become future sustainability leaders.

Academic Programs

Leveraging Michigan’s breadth of expertise

U-M is pursuing major changes to its current environment and sustainability structure to strengthen its position as a leader in interdisciplinary research and education that addresses global challenges in this area. Central to this new structure is the creation of a new school, the School for Environment and Sustainability.

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Expanding access to healthy food in Detroit

During the next year, teams representing more than 5,000 MBA students from Michigan Ross are partnering with 20 Detroit-based food entrepreneurs to create business ventures that impact healthy food access and affordability, food waste and consumer choice.

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