Earth Week Events at UNC

April 10, 2017

Celebrate Earth Week at Carolina Attend one of the many campus events offered from April 18-22! The Center for Sustainable Enterprise Hosts A Career with Impact Tuesday, April 18, 12:30 p.m., Koury Auditorium Featuring keynote speaker Rye Barcott ‘01,  Managing … Continued

‘Time for Innovation’

March 22, 2017

The 4th annual NC Clean Tech Summit took place March 2-3 at the UNC Friday Center. The conference brought together over 1,000 business leaders, policy makers, government officials, academics, and students for discussion, panels, mentoring, and networking to encourage leadership … Continued

UNC Best Workplace for Commuters 2017

March 6, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill was named a Best Workplace for Commuters for 2017. On Jan. 31 the Center for Urban Transportation Research announced the employers who earned the designation by meeting the National Standard of Excellence criteria with their employee commuter benefits. … Continued

Battle Grove a Model for Living-Learning Lab

February 22, 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage … Continued

Three Zeros Student Internship

February 6, 2017

Job Title: Three Zeros Initiative Student Representative Reports to: Brad Ives, Chief Sustainability Officer; Tait Chandler, EHS Technician Job purpose: The Three Zeros Initiative Student Representative is tasked with promoting and advancing the Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill. Their role in … Continued

Carolina Ranks No. 11 in 2016 GreenMetric Sustainable Campus Survey

January 26, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked No. 11 in this year’s Universitas Indonesia Green Metric World University Ranking. The annual GreenMetric Ranking ranks campus sustainability worldwide. This year’s survey was the largest yet and included 516 universities … Continued

Student Voices – Let Me Take You on a Journey

January 26, 2017

Student Voices will be a regular feature on the ThreeZeros news page. Periodically each semester a student working with Sustainability @ UNC and the Three Zeros Initiative will offer their perspective on an environmental issue or event on UNC’s campus. … Continued

Three Zeros Combines Aspiration, Pragmatism

October 12, 2016

It sounds like a new fitness program. And in many ways that’s what Three Zeros is. Instead of a way to shed unwanted pounds, though, the Three Zeros Initiative is Carolina’s integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint through three … Continued

Campus Sustainability Videos Now Available

September 30, 2016

A new video series featuring students, faculty, and staff brings campus sustainability initiatives to the big screen—or laptop or phone screen. With the recent Three Zeros Initiative announcement to move towards water neutrality, zero waste, and greenhouse gas neutrality, Carolina … Continued

Campus Launches Three Zeros Initiative; Sustainability Plan Goes Live

September 1, 2016

In an effort to transform our campus into a living laboratory for environmental and energy innovation, the Three Zeros Initiative moves the campus toward water neutrality, zero waste, and greenhouse gas neutrality. Inspired by the recently released Sustainability Plan, a comprehensive … Continued