recognizes Columbia as one of America's Greenest Universities

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recognizes colleges and universities that have achieved the greatest level of success with green initiatives on-campus and within in their surrounding communities.

June 15, 2015

AASHE gauges these efforts using the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), a voluntary system that allows different colleges and universities to report trends and track their sustainability efforts. This list from names the 39 U.S. colleges and universities that have earned the highest STARS ratings, thereby distinguishing themselves as the nation’s greenest schools.