UNC scores B+ for sustainability

September 25, 2008

The Sustainable Endowments Institute has just released its 2009 College Sustainability Report Card. This year, UNC was again designated a “Campus Sustainability Leader,” as its overall grade improved from a B- in 2008 to a B+. Only 15 schools in Canada and the US received an A-, the highest grade…

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UNC Recognized as National Leader in Campus Sustainability

September 11, 2008

2008 has been a banner year for sustainability at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill! Since the formation of the Sustainability Coalition in 1999, Carolina has invested tremendous resources towards teaching, researching, and building for a sustainable future. By institutionalizing sustainable values, funding sustainable development, and engaging campus…

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Get “green” at Carolina!

August 17, 2008

How can you be “Carolina Green?” Study Green: New Sustainability Minor Intro to Environment & Society (ENST 201) Seminars on Sustainability (ENST 204) Field Sites in NC, Bangkok, and Cambridge Sustainability Capstone Research Projects Learn more @ http://ie.unc.edu/ Live Green: Organic, fair-trade, local food on campus Sustainable activities & events…

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Don’t be a fool. Recycle at school.

August 13, 2008

Remember the “Don’t be a litter bug” campaigns of your youth? These campaigns have lasted so long and reached such a wide audience because they are entertaining and educational. Also, nobody wants to be defined by a negative behavior. And now the recycling movement may be taking a page from…

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UNC Ranked Amongst Top Green Schools in the Nation – Again!

August 5, 2008

UNC has now been ranked as one of the top “green” schools in the nation by both Princeton Review and Kaplan! This is in addition to already being listed as one of the top 25 campus sustainability leaders in the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s College Sustainability Report Card 2008. Last week,…

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UNC receives high marks in Green Rating!

August 1, 2008

This week Princeton Review, the popular college prep company, released its new Green Ratings in the latest edition of The Best 368 Colleges. 534 schools were scored on a scale of 60-99 points that measured their environmentally-friendly practices in three areas: The campus quality of life that is healthy and…

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Carolina North movie!

August 1, 2008

Holy smokes! Have you visited the online home of Carolina North recently? If not, I recommend you hop on over to: https://carolinanorth.unc.edu/ Why the excitement? Let me quote the webpage: “This research-driven entrepreneurship will take place in a highly green environment, one specifically designed to be a model of sustainability…

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UNC’s Center for Sustainable Enterprise in the news

July 22, 2008

The Center for Sustainable Enterprise (CSE) at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School received high praise recently as “one of the top ranked schools in terms of course content” in an article on GreenBiz.com, a well known sustainable business website. You can read the article, which includes an overview of the CSE’s…

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Coming Soon…

July 16, 2008

Coming soon to a computer near you is the all new UNC Sustaina-Blog!! This blog will offer updates, observations, and alerts that pertain to sustainability at UNC Chapel Hill. If you have topics, issues, or news stories that you would like to bring to our attention, just email your ideas…

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