News Category: AASHE News

AASHE Wins When Work Works Award

For Immediate Release   Contact: Andrea Huggins Marketing & Communications Coordinator Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (888) 347-9997 [email protected] AASHE Recognized for Innovative and Effective Workplace Practices Receives prestigious When Work Works Award Philadelphia, PA (June 22, 2017) – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has […]

Mid-Year Update from the Executive Director

It’s hard to believe that we are already midway through 2017! I’m pleased to note that AASHE has made significant progress this year. Some key accomplishments include the launch of our new website, several new professional development opportunities and progress toward our current strategic plan. We’ve also been developing our new strategic plan throughout the past […]

We Are Still In

AASHE commends the 183+ colleges and universities along with more than 1,000 governors, mayors, businesses and investors that have assembled in pursuit of climate action to declare their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions through the We Are Still In movement. Among them include a mixture of […]


We are excited to share the new AASHE website with you! This new website includes a revamped design, improved navigation, event calendar, an online portal and more! Important: As a result of these upgrades, all users will need to create a new username and password. This can be accomplished through the following steps: Clear your […]

New Website Launched This Week!

Our new website was created in response to member feedback to improve services, manage membership/STARS subscription and enhance the look and feel.

AASHE Endorses the March for Science

We are pleased to formally announce our endorsement of the March for Science, planned for April 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C. and other satellite locations.

AASHE Names Thirteen Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is pleased to announce 13 “Centers for Sustainability Across the Curriculum,” which will partner with AASHE to offer workshops and other professional development opportunities on sustainability in the curriculum beginning in 2017. The Centers were selected through a competitive application process held earlier this year.

AASHE Releases the 2016 Sustainable Campus Index

The 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, a publication by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), recognizes top-performing colleges and universities overall and in 17 distinct aspects of sustainability, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). This report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports in the 12 months prior to July 1, 2016.