Contact: Andrea Huggins
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
(888) 347-9997

September 21, 2016 (Philadelphia, PA) – 2016 AASHE Conference & Expo Platinum Sponsor Kimberly-Clark Professional* has announced 20 Sustainable Campus Competition LIVE! semi-finalists. Semi-finalists continue to compete for $50,000 toward a campus sustainability project. Semi-finalists are:

“We are very happy to work with AASHE to provide an opportunity for an institution to receive $50,000 toward a sustainability project on their campus. This competition and its grand prize could change the course of sustainability efforts for one institution, and I can’t wait to see who wins,” said Ben Jarrett, North America Sustainability Leader at Kimberly-Clark Professional*.

226 entrants submitted their best idea in 500 words or less about a campus initiative that is related to energy, waste, food, water or climate change. From there, 20 semi-finalists submitted a 2-minute video and 1-page financial overview of their project. Three finalists will be selected to present their project in front of a panel of judges and a live audience at the 2016 AASHE Conference & Expo.

The grand prize winner of $50,000 will be selected on stage during the AASHE Conference & Expo on October 10, 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. For complete contest details, visit the AASHE website.