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AASHE Announces the 2022 Sustainability Award Finalists

Philadelphia, PA (Nov. 07, 2022) – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is excited to announce the 28 finalists for its 2022 Sustainability Awards. 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 and collaborations, pioneering research, and student leadership, helping to disseminate innovations and inspire continued progress toward environmental, social and economic health.

The finalists came from more than 430 submissions.

AASHE is hosting a virtual awards ceremony on Dec. 8, from noon to 1:00 PM ET, to announce the 12 winners. The ceremony is free, however, registration is required.

Student Sustainability Leadership Award Finalists

Campus Sustainability Achievement Award Finalists

Campus Sustainability Research Award Finalists

Unpublished Undergraduate Research
Unpublished Graduate Research
Published Journal Article Related to Academics
Published Journal Article Related to Engagement
Published Journal Article Related to Operations
Published Journal Article Related to Planning & Administration

“The higher education sustainability community continues to show themselves as leaders in the global sustainability movement. This is never more evident than through the many entries received for the AASHE Sustainability Awards,” said Executive Director Meghan Fay Zahniser. “I am proud to recognize the innovation and leadership demonstrated by this year’s finalists.”


AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. We work with and for higher education to ensure that our world’s future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.