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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Campus Environment 2008: A National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education: Trends and New Developments in Leadership, Academics and Operations

Title:
Campus Environment 2008: A National Report Card on Sustainability in Higher Education: Trends and New Developments in Leadership, Academics and Operations

Abstract:
This comprehensive study by National Wildlife Federation and Princeton Survey Research Associates International reviews trends and new developments in environmental performance and sustainability at 1,068 institutions. It recognizes colleges and universities for exemplary efforts and awards academic letter grades (A through D) for collective, national performance on environmental literacy, energy, water, transportation, landscaping, waste reduction and more. The report analyzes collective trends in the areas of management, operations, and academics. With 27 percent (more than one quarter) of U.S. colleges (presidents, administrators, and facilities managers) responding, the 2008 survey is the nation's largest study to date created to gauge trends and new developments in campus sustainability. It was also the first study of its kind when conducted in 2001.

URL:
http://www.nwf.org/campusEcology/campusreportcard.cfm

Source:
National Wildlife Federation

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2008

Associated Sectors:

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