Meet the Host Institutions for the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE).
Arizona State University Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
The emergence of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory™ at Arizona State University is rooted in the conviction that we can and must make a meaningful contribution to ensuring a habitable planet and a future in which well-being is attainable for all humankind.
California State University, Chico
Chico State has long been a sustainability trailblazer. In 2007, Chico State was a founding signatory of the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (PDF). Chico State also holds a STARS Gold rating.
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University’s focus includes education, research, and practice in building environmentally sustainable, peaceful, just and inclusive communities.
Ithaca College views sustainability as a holistic and complex system, inclusive of human and ecological health, as well as long-term financial security.
Johnson County Community College
The Center for Sustainability at JCCC is a vital and active part of the campus community. Sustainability strives to balance our environmental, economic and social goals to produce more resilient systems that will endure into the future.
Portland Community College
PCC Sustainability is a hub to institutionalize sustainability, in line with the College’s mission and Board policy, across the college with an emphasis on three major areas: Education & Outreach, Operations, and Community Impact.
Stanford aims to model sustainability across all aspects of campus life, and has worked to transform its campus into a living laboratory for environmental action.
Swarthmore has become a well-respected innovator among institutions of higher education, spearheading novel programs and demonstrating the value of collaborative, deliberate planning and community capacity-building.
University of Minnesota
Sustainability is a continuous effort integrating environmental, social, and economic goals through design, planning, and operational organization to meet current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. The University is committed to incorporating sustainability into its teaching, research, and outreach and the operations that support them.
University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is actively involved in sustainability initiatives and practices across disciplines, domains, and scales — including a new commitment to carbon neutrality by 2037.
University of Saskatchewan
University of Tasmania
Sustainability is embedded in the research and curriculum across the institution and sustainable practices are embedded within the University of Tasmania’s operations and through the University’s commitment to reduce environmental impacts, achieve economic efficiency, demonstrate social responsibility and enhance the student experience.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The University of Wisconsin–Madison strives to be a living model for sustainability by exemplifying values and actions that demonstrate our commitment to stewardship of resources, respect for place, and the health and well-being of the broader community, now and for the future.
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is pointing the way to a sustainable future through campus, community and academic initiatives.