The AASHE Sustainability Awards provide global recognition to the individuals and organizations leading the higher education sustainability movement. With the help of volunteer judges from the community, the awards program raises the visibility of high-impact sustainability projects, pioneering research, and student leadership, helping to disseminate innovations and inspire continued progress toward environmental, social and economic health.
Started in 2006, the AASHE awards program has recognized more than 85 institutions and individuals. In 2018, 11 winners were recognized.
Meet the 2018 AASHE Sustainability Award Judges who reviewed more than 300 submissions to select 34 finalists across 10 categories.
This award honors outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of sustainability in higher education over their lifetimes.
This award honors students and/or student teams from higher education who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting sustainability on campus.
This award honors higher education institutions for successful implementation of projects that advance sustainability.
This award recognizes published and unpublished research that contributes to the advancement of higher education sustainability.