Make meaningful connections in the higher education sustainability community.

AASHE membership connects businesses with decision-makers at colleges and universities that are at the forefront of sustainability.

As an AASHE business member, you have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the needs of your customers and to collaborate with them on sustainability solutions. Work alongside our organization to gain exposure in the rapidly expanding higher education market for sustainable products and services.

We offer two distinct levels of membership, each with a suite of benefits designed to establish and grow your visibility within the AASHE network.

member types
  • Benefits
    As an AASHE Business Member, you’ll receive a wealth of resources to help you grow your network, gain recognition, and position your business as a provider of sustainability solutions.

    Networking Business Leader Business Affiliate
    AASHE Connect Online Community – Your direct line to the higher education sustainability network, AASHE Connect ​is a member-only community where campus and business leaders engage in discussions on the issues they face. This invaluable resource provides an opportunity for you to participate in the conversation and serves as a powerful listening tool to learn about campus trends and what resources schools are looking for to support their sustainability programs.
    Membership Directory – A valuable feature of the AASHE Connect community is a searchable online member directory. Looking to connect with a particular member institution? Various filter and search options enable you to find the right individuals at the right institutions.  ✓  ✓
    Leadership – Share your experience and expertise by serving on the Board of Directors or Advisory Council. Members are encouraged to apply each year in the fall.  ✓  ✓
    AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) Attendance – Connect with thousands of campus decision-makers from around the world at the largest virtual higher education sustainability conference.
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    Webinars – AASHE webinars allow sustainability professionals to learn about and share innovative and high impact approaches for advancing sustainability in higher education. Business Leaders are eligible to present a webinar on a topic of their choosing alongside a campus representative.  ✓
    Recognition Business Leader Business Affiliate
    Member Logo – Place the AASHE member logo on your website, brochures, and other materials to emphasize your organization’s commitment to higher education sustainability.  ✓  ✓
    Sustainable Campus Partners Directory  – Get valuable exposure with a listing in our one-of-a-kind partner directory. Personalize your Each company’s profile with a description, contact info, logo, and links to your work. Preferred listing, logo & description  Description only
    Partners’ Panel – Business members receive a listing in the partners’ panel(s) that correspond to their area(s) of focus in the Campus Sustainability Hub, the higher ed sustainability community’s top resource library.  Preferred listing, logo & description  Description only
    Membership Roster Listing – Be included in the list of hundreds of other institutional and business leaders in the campus sustainability community.
    Member Spotlight/Featured Blog Post – AASHE’s blog celebrates our members who work tirelessly to advance sustainability on their campuses, at their companies, and in their surrounding communities. Let’s share your compelling story with thousands in our network. Content subject to AASHE’s approval.
    AASHE Website Listing – Business Leader members receive a writeup and logo on the Business Partners section of our website as a way to say thank you for demonstrating the highest level of support to our community.
    Marketing, Sponsorship & Advertising Business Leader Business Affiliate
    Customized Program Offering – An opportunity to work alongside AASHE to develop and implement a special project, program, or initiative. AASHE will work with you to define the scope of the program.
    Direct Email to Members – AASHE will send an email on behalf of our Business Leaders to our database of over 30,000 subscribers. Once per year. AASHE will work with the member to develop content and timing.
    AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) – Gain virtual access to thousands of campus sustainability decision-makers in one place. GCSHE is the largest virtual gathering of campus change-agents leading the global sustainability movement. Receive a discount on any of the many exhibit and sponsorship opportunities available to maximize your exposure at this unique event. 15%
    discount
    5%
    discount
    Member-to-Member Discounts – Market directly to those with purchasing power at colleges and universities by developing special offers for AASHE members. Discounts will be shared in the AASHE Bulletin and on our website.
    Website – Receive discounts to advertise in the AASHE Connect Daily Digest.
    15%
    discount
    5%
    discount
    Workshops – AASHE workshops offer an opportunity to connect directly with sustainability leaders in a small and informal setting. Our workshops are designed to facilitate one-on-one conversation and relationship building. Nowhere else can you get this level of personal interaction with potential clients!
    AASHE Bulletin – Reach your target audience with a discounted ad in our e-newsletter delivered weekly to approximately 35,000 subscribers. 1 month
    free
    $500 discount
    Publications – Gain long-lasting and extended reach when you place a sponsored advertisement in one of our featured publications.
    News & Information  Business Leader Business Affiliate
    Campus Sustainability Hub – Access thousands of toolkits and resource collections about all aspects of sustainability in higher education, from academics to operations to governance.
    STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System) – Utilize the STARS Data Displays and STARS Benchmarking Tool to collect valuable information and demonstrate to your customers how your products/services align with STARS credits and can improve their sustainability performance.
    AASHE Bulletin – Stay up to date with the only aggregated weekly news source for the higher education sustainability community.

  • Dues

    Business Leaders

    Annual Gross Sales Dues
    < $1 million $2,500
    $1 million – $5 million $5,000
    $5.1 million – $25 million $10,000
    > $25 million $20,000

    Business Affiliates

    Annual Gross Sales Dues
    < $1 million $350
    $1 million – $5 million $700
    $5.1 million – $25 million $1,400
    > $25 million $2,800

  • Membership Application

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    Become a member of the organization that is inspiring and catalyzing higher education to lead the sustainability transformation.

Questions About Membership?

Prospective Members

Contact: Noah Swistak, Membership Development Manager, noah.swistak@aashe.org, (888) 347-9997 ext. 128

Heather Lynch, Membership Operations Coordinator, heather@aashe.org, (888) 347-9997 ext. 133

Existing Members

Contact: Nikia Johnson, Membership Engagement Manager, nikia@aashe.org, (888) 347-9997 ext. 108

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