Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education
AASHE is the leading association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education. We serve a full range of higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students who are change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Established in 2005, AASHE is comprised of over 900 members across 48 U.S. states, 1 U.S. Territory, 9 Canadian provinces and 20 countries.
Who We Are
Our staff are passionate about helping members lead the global sustainability transformation. We are committed to providing exceptional service in a friendly, professional manner.
The Board of Directors advises, governs, oversees policy and direction, and assists with the governance and general promotion of AASHE to support the organization’s mission and needs.
The Advisory Council promotes and supports the organization’s growth and development, and advises staff on complex and/or specialized matters and general programmatic efforts.


Sloan AwardIn 2009, 2010, and 2012 AASHE received an Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. The Sloan Awards, now known as the When Work Works Awards, honor organizations of all sizes and all types across the country.

This research-based initiative aims to highlight how effective and flexible workplaces can yield positive business results and help employees succeed at work and at home.

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