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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

CAU Sustainability Partners

UNCF                     AASHE       

UNCF Institute for Capacity Building               Association for Advancement of Sustainability in  Higher Education

 
USGBC                        USGBC

U.S. Green Building Council                              Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

KGB                    KSFB

Keep Georgia Beautiful                                     Keep South Fulton Beautiful (KSFB)

KAB

Keep Atlanta Beautiful (KAB)