University Policy Office
Board of Governors 1.2.190
Approved by the Board of Governors on June 18, 2009
The purpose of the policy is to establish and guide development of a comprehensive program for environmental management for the University of Central Missouri.
A. The University of Central Missouri recognizes its responsibility to foster environmental stewardship through development and implementation of a comprehensive program for environmental management applicable to all university facilities and activities.
B. The environmental management program enables continuous improvement in environmental stewardship and facilitates continuous compliance with applicable environmental laws and regulations.
C. The environmental management program provides opportunities for increased global awareness and service learning, and increased opportunities for students to adapt to changing world conditions through outreach and partnerships with schools, businesses and public agencies.
D. The environmental management program supports the University of Central Missouri’s commitment to achieve climate neutrality.
E. The environmental management program supports the University of Central Missouri in development of sustainability initiatives to protect the future environmental, economic, and social opportunities in our society.
F. The university will follow appended procedures.