Thursday, January 24, 2013

UNC Ranked 8th in the World for Campus Sustainability

The Universitas Indonesia’s annual GreenMetric report rates campuses worldwide on their sustainability programs. Carolina ranked 8th in the world and 4th in the United States in 2012. Campuses were evaluated in six categories: setting and infrastructure; energy and climate change; waste management; water usage; transportation; and education. The Carolina Green pledge, the Commuter Alternative Program (CAP), community gardens, and programs to make student housing more eco-friendly were noted among the accomplishments. The University of Connecticut ranked first, and three other U.S. universities ̶ Northeastern, UCLA, and the University of California Merced ̶ made the top ten list. To see complete rankings, read more »