Awards and Honors

UCLA is a national leader in sustainability

UCLA is nationally recognized as a leader and innovator in the realm of sustainability. We continue to strive for excellence and push the bounds to achieve sustainable solutions across campus and our various UCLA Health locations. Below are many of the recognitions we have been awarded for our work in sustainability.

2021 ICLA Synergy Award for Trademarks and Licensing

2021 Climate Registered Gold from the Climate Registry

Sustainability Award at the 47th Annual LABC Los Angeles Architectural Awards- Meyer and Rene Luskin Conference Center

LABBC Water Efficiency Project of the Year – 2017

Practice Greenhealth Awards – UCLA Health

2014 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) for UCLA Transportation

2014 Princeton Review Green Honor Roll

Dr. Alfred and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula

STARS Gold Rating

Top 10 Sierra Cool Schools, 2009

Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges

Climate Action Registry: Climate Action Leader, 2006, 2007

American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment Climate Leadership Award, UC System

2010 – Los Angeles Architecture Awards, UCLA Police Station Award for Green Building Design

Bicycle Friendly University: Gold Level Award

Best Workplace for Commuters

13th Annual Rideshare Awards: Staff news: UCLA Transportation commuter program wins international award

2010 – #1 Vegan Friendly Campus

UCLA Newsroom: 2018 Practice Greenhealth Emerald Award

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH)  Food, Climate, Health Connection Award 

Top 25 Campus Recreation Centers