Sustainability at Luther

Promoting Sustainability and Serving as a Catalyst for Change

Luther College’s Center for Sustainable Communities focuses on four aspects of sustainability. Energy and climate, food and wellness, education and outreach, and land stewardship. Our mission is to be a catalyst for sustainable change.

We envision a prosperous, equitable, and ecologically healthy world. Luther strives to bring about that world while providing unique opportunities for students. We’ll give you the skills and abilities to meet sustainability challenges.

We're On Track to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Luther College has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 72% since its baseline was established in 2003. Achieving this milestone puts the college on track to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030.

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Sustainability Facts

of academic departments have sustainable course offerings
reduction in carbon emissions since 2003
of Luther’s electricity comes from renewable power sources (wind and solar) generated on campus