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The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.
One winner, the University of Manitoba, organized BEE/HOUSE/LAB project, an international competition to design a bee house for fabrication, deployment.
Next month, the competition will award one higher education institution a $50,000 prize to be used toward a new or existing sustainability project on its campus.
AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.
Half of all 2012 survey respondents are in sustainability oriented jobs created or upgraded since 2010.
With a nearly 250% increase of participants in its STARS program since 2011, AASHE has launched a quarterly review to share best practices.
New report shows that the commitment to sustainability is lower among athletic departments than compared to their institutions as a whole and to professional sports teams.