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.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis and due the last Friday in May.

2018 Award Plaques

Award Details

Started in 2006, the AASHE awards program has recognized nearly 100 institutions and individuals. In 2021, 12 winners were recognized.
AASHE thanks the more than 40 volunteers who juried the 430 submissions and nominations this year
This award honors outstanding leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of sustainability in higher education over their lifetimes.
This award honors higher education institutions for successfully integrating racial equity and social justice with sustainability.
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This award recognizes published and unpublished research that contributes to the advancement of higher education sustainability.
This award honors students and/or student teams from higher education who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting sustainability on campus.

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