To advance sustainability in higher education, sustainability officers face challenges typical to implementing any program on campus, including limited time and resources, competing priorities, and attaining buy-in from a vast collection of stakeholders. However, they…

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In today’s higher education landscape, many institutions face a host of new challenges: Rising costs. Shrinking financial resources. Increased reliance on tuition dollars, even as enrollment levels stagnate. Amid these pressing financial limitations, environmental sustainability…

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Over the past few years, one of the bright spots in facilities budgeting has been the relatively low cost of utilities. Lower oil prices have reduced institutional energy costs — from heating and cooling buildings…

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This post is based on research that informed the definitive report on sustainability in higher education, “State of Sustainability 2016: The Life Cycle of Higher Education Facilities”, from Sightlines and the University of New Hampshire. …

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This post is based on research that informed the definitive report on sustainability in higher education, “State of Sustainability 2016: The Life Cycle of Higher Education Facilities” from Sightlines and the University of New Hampshire….

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This post is a based on research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by Sightlines and the Sustainability Institute, the new report will be…

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This article was written by Leta Ames, Sustainability Intern at Pomona College, as an offshoot of research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by…

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This post is a based on research and discussions that are informing the 2016 State of Sustainability report. Similar to the 2015 report released by Sightlines and the Sustainability Institute, the new report will be…

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Today, many sustainability officers are stretched thin by their duties, which includes a heavy workload of measuring and reporting data, both internally and externally. While the AASHE STARS program has been embraced and heralded for…

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