You can make a difference! Be an active participant in helping Clemson achieve net nutrality by 2030. By doing your part to conserve energy, you will not only help save money, but you will also reduce Clemson's demand on fossil fuels, thereby reducing our carbon footprint.
Pledge to make energy conservation a part of your every day life.
The energy pledge is a great way to show your consideration for the environment and begin embodying concern for energy. This is important because in the end, our goal is not simply for people to sign the energy pledge, but to change the culture at Clemson where just the mention of an energy pledge gets people thinking about ways to save energy.
Show your support in helping reduce Clemson University's carbon footprint by taking a pledge to use less energy and promote energy conservation. By taking the Energy Pledge, you promise to:
As a Clemson University student or employee, you can publically pledge to help the University conserve energy.
By taking the Honors Energy Pledge, you promise to follow the Energy Pledge, and in addition:
As a Clemson University student or employee, you can be an inspiration to others.
By taking the Platinum Energy Pledge, you promise to follow the Honors Pledge, and in addition:
As a Clemson University student or employee, you can become the ideal.
Although energy conservation is an important part to reducing our environmental impact, energy conservation has less to do with saving energy and more to do with environmental sustainability. With behavioral change we can redirect attention from dwindling resources towards acting in stewardship of taking only what we need to begin to provide a better life for the future. The overreaching goal is to incorporate practices into our lives that minimize the dependence on scarce resources and maximize attention to sustainability.
You can also explore our sustainability portal which includes numerous resources to educate yourself and others.