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Sustainability Program Highlights

Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Dr., S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

                      CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY


  • Signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) as a charter member in April 2010
  • Joined the American Association for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
  • Integrated sustainability into the current University Strategic Plan
  • Established a University Sustainability Council
  • Received UNCF grant funding to support campus-wide recycling program
  • Established policy that all new construction and renovation will follow LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Designs) guidelines.
  • Received Title III funding for “green” renovations of Clement Hall and Wright-Young, which have been certified LEED Silver
  • Completed the University’s first greenhouse gas emissions inventory (carbon footprint)
  • Developed and delivered MBA course in Sustainable Marketing (Spring 2011)
  • Engaged students with diverse disciplines in sustainability based case competitions.
  • Participated in Recycle-Mania
  • Participated in Sustainability ATL activities