Since 2008, the Seattle Colleges has been tracking greenhouse gas emissions as part of the State Agency Climate Leadership Act. In partnership with the Department of Ecology, Seattle Colleges has set a baseline of greenhouse gas emissions (2005- 3,995 MTCO2e), as well as targets to reduce emissions by 2020, 2035, and 2050. Seattle Colleges has implemented a wide variety of energy efficiency upgrades, green technology improvements, and strategies to reduce employee and student commuting emissions. In 2015, Seattle Colleges met the 2020 GHG emission reduction goal five years early. The goal for Scope 1 & 2 emissions was 3,164 MTCO2e (2015 GHG emissions were 3,026 MTCO2e).

Summaries for years 2005-2015 are provided below.

Seattle Colleges 2005 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2008 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2009 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2010 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2011 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2012 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2013 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2014 Summary

Seattle Colleges 2015 Summary