UC San Diego

Take the ENERGY STAR Pledge

Founded in 1960, the UC San Diego is one of the nation's most accomplished research universities and is widely acknowledged for its local impact, national influence and global reach. Ideally located near the Pacific Ocean, the U.S.-Mexico border and at the edge of the Pacific Rim, UC San Diego is renowned for its collaborative, diverse and cross-disciplinary ethos that transcends traditional boundaries in science, arts and the humanities. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs. A leader in climate science research, UC San Diego promotes sustainability solutions throughout the region and the world. With a fall 2008 enrollment of 28,500, the campus contributes more than $7.2 billion in direct and indirect spending and personal income each year to the California economy and is the 3rd largest employer in San Diego County.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 1,600,564
Dollars $113,422
kWh 1,040,103
BTUs 39,714,509

This organization is a member of Climate Savers Computing Initiative that is also participating in the pledge. See Climate Savers Computing Initiative's progress too!