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2017 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

By Sustainability Office on February 20, 2018

This year marks Colgate’s ninth consecutive greenhouse gas inventory report. Colgate’s gross campus carbon emissions in Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017) was 13,233 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTeCO2). We have reduced our net campus carbon footprint by 8,632 MTeCO2, representing a 51 percent reduction. Since signing the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in 2009, rebranded as Second Nature’s Carbon Commitment, Colgate has implemented many changes on and off campus to achieve these reductions, moving closer toward our goal of carbon neutrality by 2019. 2017 State of Sustainability Report

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