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We support the transformation of Boston University’s planning, operations, and culture toward a sustainable and equitable future. We are guided by the University’s mission, Strategic Plan, and Climate Action Plan.

Take a Tour of The CCDS

Experience the innovation firsthand as we invite you to explore Boston's most sustainable high-rise. Join us for a tour where we unravel the key sustainability and programmatic elements of the Center of Computing & Data Sciences!

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Featured Projects

From sustainable renovations of existing buildings to construction of cutting-edge, fossil fuel–free facilities, BU works with partners to lead groundbreaking projects.

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Doing Their Part

Meet the members of the BU community who are leading by example in their daily actions and vocations.

Reimagining Waste as a Resource

How will you help BU achieve its Zero Waste goal? Read the Zero Waste Plan and contact sustainability@bu.edu to let us know how you'll be part of the solution.

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A Virtual Tour Experience

The Center for Computing & Data Sciences is Boston's largest fossil fuel-free building! Learn from the project development team on why this remarkable building is one of the most sustainable buildings in all of New England.

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Our Goal Is on the Horizon

What kind of progress has BU been making toward the goals in its Climate Action Plan?

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Latest News

2023 BU Sustainability Innovation Seed Grant Winners Announced

Innovate@BU and BU Sustainability are thrilled to introduce the winners of this year's Sustainability Innovation Seed Grants. These awards recognize seven exceptional projects that demonstrate forward-thinking solutions for enhancing sustainability on our campus and beyond. 4Rtists: Reduce, Recycle, Reclaim, and Reimagine Art Supplies  Megan Kwan (CFA’27) 4Rtists is a student-run, donation-based initiative at BU's College […]

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Boston University’s Center for Computing & Data Sciences Receives LEED Platinum

The 345,000-square-foot collaborative research and teaching center is the University’s first LEED Platinum building and Boston's largest fossil fuel-free building. June 20, 2023 – Boston University’s Center for Computing & Data Sciences, Boston’s largest fossil fuel-free building to date, received LEED© Platinum, the highest rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. “Receiving LEED Platinum for […]

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