Membership Benefits

  • Save money, time and resources with access to a wealth of sustainability-related best practices and strategies. AASHE is your comprehensive source of information on sustainability in higher education. We provide administrators, faculty, operations staff, students, and other campus stakeholders with the tools, information and guidance needed to lead the sustainability transformation.
  • Connect with like-minded professionals who are leading the sustainability movement in higher education. As a member of AASHE, you have the opportunity to build supportive relationships with colleagues as well as collaborate on best practices and strategies.
  • Gain global public recognition for your best practices. We recognize and share with your peers and the world your achievements and outstanding efforts in advancing campus sustainability.

I have found AASHE to be *the* most value-added professional organization that I have ever been associated with.
Andrea George, Vanderbilt University

Institutional Membership

Associate Membership

AASHE wishes to appreciate our Business Leader and Supporter Members for their commitment to advancing sustainability in higher education. Thank you!

Business Leaders

  • Altenex simplifies renewable energy procurement. We help large energy users – colleges and universities, corporations, municipalities – make sense of the fragmented, opaque, and confusing universe of renewable energy developers, products, financing strategies, siting, and contract negotiations. The higher education sector has taken the lead on setting climate action goals. Let Altenex help as your school grapples with the reality of achieving these ambitious goals. Our clients achieve their climate goals by sourcing renewable energy, while reducing energy price risks, and lowering their utilities costs, by locking in long-term pricing from competitive, renewable energy projects. Our experience speaks for itself. Altenex has executed more than 750 megawatts of renewable energy power purchase agreements for some of the world's leading organizations. Schedule a call to learn how your institution can realize its sustainability goals while responsibly stewarding its financial resources.

  • CustomerFirst Renewables (CFR) is an innovative, renewable energy advisory firm focused on bringing large-scale solutions directly to institutions and businesses across North America. We deliver competitively-sourced electricity and environmental attributes from customer-dedicated renewable projects that are compelling alternatives to traditional fossil fuel-generated power sources. CFR solutions meet up to 100% of power needs regardless of customer location(s), typically cost less than brown power, mitigate uncertainty around future electricity prices, and reduce carbon footprint. We bring to bear over 100 years of electric industry experience and a top-tier management consulting approach to every client engagement, and have a unique ability to listen to customer needs and apply distinctive problem solving skills and expertise to define, structure, and deliver renewable projects that create tremendous value for our customers. Our higher education client work includes the largest onsite and largest aggregated offsite renewable energy solutions in the US.

  • Kimberly-Clark Professional is the first major paper towel and bathroom tissue manufacturer in North America to introduce products containing natural, non-tree fibers such as bamboo and wheat straw. The advantages of using non-tree fibers are compelling: Rapidly renewable fibers have a shorter harvesting cycle and require less land to support demand, "Recycling" agricultural byproducts, and Preserving natural forests is essential to the sustainability of our environment. These products are sourced and manufactured to stringent third-party environmental standards. As global demand for the world’s resources grows, incorporating these fibers into health and hygiene products becomes critically important. Together, we can reduce our use of resources today, while respecting the needs of tomorrow. Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with businesses to create Exceptional Workplaces* helping to make them healthier, safer, and more productive. To learn more about these initiatives and The Healthy Schools Project, visit

  • My Open Road (MOR) is a social energy conservation smartphone app that encourages users to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by taking alternative forms of transportation in their daily travels and get rewarded with discounts for their energy conservation efforts from sustainable partners. My Open Road is a subscription based platform supporting sustainable transportation for organizations, companies and schools both on and off campus. Its web based dashboard allows observation and optimization of various modes of transportation. The app provides easy and accurate reporting of GHG emissions reductions that eliminates the need for surveys and questionnaires saving hundreds of hours.

  • At Pharos, we believe that the best solutions come from a mindset of discovery. We exist to reduce the mindless consumption of all resources associated with printing. With this purpose, we help universities all over the world to discover and apply the best solutions for their school well beyond student pay-for-print. By collecting, analyzing and presenting complex data in a simple, yet powerful way, we put customers in control of their print environment and reveal the true cost of their office printing often hidden from their view. We provide industry-leading technology and services to deliver mindful print solutions that align with an organization’s cost savings, security and sustainability goals. Pharos is the only company in this space that is also a Certified B Corp.

  • Schneider Electric offers comprehensive products, solutions, and services to boost the IQ on any campus. As your energy advisor, we are committed to developing a tailored solution that empowers your schools. Our campus-wide solutions include ESPCs, Cloud-Based Remote Monitoring and Analytics, and Information Kiosks. School system solutions include Classroom/Portable HVACs, Lighting Controls, Power Management, Building Management, Security, Data Center, and Power Reliability. Schneider also specializes in integration to optimize the energy efficiency, indoor climate, security and safety of any size school while providing maximum flexibility and a single point of management of all systems.

Business Supporters