Sustainability

Amherst College is deeply committed to sustainability. We strive to set an example of responsible stewardship by establishing sound policies and practices that promote resource conservation and minimize our environmental impact.

A photo of Johnson Chapel with the sun shining through trees

Achieving Neutrality by 2030

Read Amherst’s Climate Action Plan to learn how we aim to achieve climate neutrality by 2030 through transformative modernization of our energy system from fossil fuels to renewable electricity.

Students harvest vegetables on the Book and Plow Farm

Getting Involved

Learn more about sustainability-related events happening on campus, and sign up for our Sustainability Newsletter.