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AVP for Sustainability, Cecil Scheib testifies on climate and communities

AVP Cecil Scheib speaking at public hearing“You can’t just buy high-tech, energy saving equipment, dump it in a building, and expect it to operate correctly. You must also invest in the men and women that will operate it, day in and day out, from now until 2050 and beyond.”

– Cecil Scheib, Assistant Vice President for Sustainability, NYU

 

Earlier this month, AVP for Sustainability, Cecil Scheib, testified before the New York Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation during a public hearing to examine how best to address the impacts of climate change on communities and the work force. 

Read the full testimony to learn more about NYU’s carbon reduction goals, workforce training program, and more.

AVP Cecil Scheib Testifies Before the NY Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation

Cecil Scheib speaking into a mic“Since NYU is a “city in miniature” – with apartment buildings, offices, laboratories, gyms, and classrooms all part of its portfolio – I hope that some successes I will share today can serve as a model for other entities as the state moves forward with climate change legislation.” 

– Cecil Scheib, Assistant Vice President for Sustainability, NYU

Last week, AVP Cecil Scheib testified before the New York State Senate Committee on Environmental Conservation at a hearing on the Climate and Community Protection Act.

Read the full testimony to learn more about NYU’s carbon reduction goals and how they relate to this New York State legislation. 

AVP Cecil Scheib Testifies before City Council

Cecil Scheib speaking into a microphone at a table of testifiers“Since 2007, NYU has reduced its emissions by 30%… This reduction in emissions is something the University has voluntarily undertaken not only because we believe it is part of NYU’s role as an anchor institution in New York but also because it positively impacts our community.”

– Cecil Scheib, Assistant Vice President for Sustainability, NYU Read more