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President’s Commission on Sustainability

The President’s Commission on Sustainability (PCS) was established in September of 2009 by President James Barker. In December of 2010, the PCS released a draft of the University’s first comprehensive Sustainability Plan, acting as the basis for all sustainability practices at Clemson. The plan was filed in accordance with the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, to which Clemson is a signatory. The PCS at Clemson University is the coordinating body for our efforts to become a model of sustainability among institutions. To creatively address sustainability, the PCS facilitates collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and the community by integrating education, research, and public service with the social, economic, and environmental infrastructure. The PCS meets once a month and meetings are open to all members of the University community; individuals interested in becoming involved are encouraged to attend.

Please check the Sustainability Calendar for dates and times.
Download President’s Commission on Sustainability Charter.

President's Commission on Sustainability at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

The President’s Commission on Sustainability includes representatives from the following departments:

  • Public Service Activities
  • Clemson Experimental Forest
  • College of Business and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Science
  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
  • Senior class undergraduate student
  • Undergraduate Student Government Eco-Rep
  • Graduate Student Government
  • President’s Chief of Staff
  • Student Affairs
  • University Planning and Design
  • Strom Thurmond Institute
  • Environmental Committee
  • Office of Public Affairs


Please contact the Chair of the President’s Commission on Sustainability, Leidy Klotz, if you have any questions or would like to learn more.