2022 USC Sustainability Survey Results

Completed by over 5,000 USC students, postdocs, faculty, and staff, the 2022 survey assessed knowledge of and participation in a culture of sustainability within the university.

2022 Survey Highlights

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Respondents completed the full survey

Interest in Sustainability

> 50% are interested in learning more about sustainability.

Sustainability Literacy

Most respondents are literate in issues around climate change.

Sustainability Involvement

Involvement in sustainability efforts/groups increased literacy and behavior scores

Sustainability Education

Sustainability education was associated with increased literacy and behavior scores.

Frequency of Sustainability Behaviors

> 50% usually conserve energy & water and reduce waste.