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Introducing the 2023 AASHE Sustainability Award Finalists

Philadelphia, PA (November 7, 2023) – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is delighted to announce the 43 finalists for the 2023 AASHE 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, pioneering research, and student leadership, helping to disseminate innovations and inspire continued progress toward environmental, social, and economic health.

This year’s winners, selected from the impressive list of finalists below, will be unveiled during the virtual AASHE Sustainability Awards Ceremony. Commencing on December 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET, the ceremony will also reveal the sixth Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The event is open to all and free to attend.

Campus Sustainability Achievement Award Finalists: 

Racial Equity and Sustainability Collaborations Award Finalists:

Student Sustainability Leadership Award Finalists:

Undergraduate Student Research Award Finalists:

Graduate Student Research Award Finalists:

Journal-Published Research, Academics Category Finalists:

Journal-Published Research, Engagement Category Finalists:

Journal-Published Research, Operations Category Finalists:

Journal-Published Research, Planning & Administration Category Finalists:

“The higher education sustainability community continually demonstrates its leadership in the global sustainability landscape. This is made evident through the wealth of submissions we received for the AASHE Sustainability Awards,” said Executive Director Meghan Fay Zahniser. “I’m delighted that we can celebrate the innovation and leadership showcased by this year’s finalists.”

Discover the award winners, and learn about inspiring and innovative sustainability accomplishments, during the virtual Awards Ceremony on December 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

About AASHE  

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, Instagram, LinkedIn, and X, formerly Twitter.