AASHE Announces Sustainability Award Winners
Baltimore, Maryland (October 9, 2016) - The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of its annual Sustainability Awards for their outstanding achievements and progress toward sustainability. AASHE bestows its prestigious awards on the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
This year we received 220 total entries -- a record number with winners named in three categories:
The awards were presented at the 2016 AASHE Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Maryland.
Campus Sustainability Achievement Award Winners:
Student Sustainability Leadership Award Winner:
Campus Sustainability Research Winners:
"I am delighted to see such distinguished and hard-working sustainability leaders recognized as AASHE Sustainability Award winners. They are truly pioneering the campus sustainability movement and their achievements represent big wins for our community," said AASHE Executive Director Meghan Fay Zahniser.
Award recipients receive recognition in a variety of formats as well as a plaque made of Forest Stewardship Council-certified wood from Rivanna, a woman-owned B Corp with a strong commitment to sustainability. To date, more than 70 campuses been recognized through this prestigious award program since its inception in 2006.
Read more about AASHE's awards programs.
About the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. We work with and for higher education to ensure that our world's future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit www.aashe.org. Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.
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