We, the Tufts University community, affirm our belief that university faculty, staff and students have a responsibility to take a leadership role in conducting activities as responsible stewards of the physical environment and using educational activities to promote environmental awareness, local action and global thinking.
In our university functions, Tufts University will strive to:
In our education and research missions, Tufts University will strive to:
In our student and employee relations, Tufts University will strive to:
Tufts will consider full compliance with the law to be the minimally acceptable standard and will exercise whatever control is reasonable and necessary to avoid harm to public health and the environment, whether or not such control is required by regulations.
Tufts will initiate, promote and conduct programs that fully implement this policy throughout the university and the global community.