Week of 4.10.09
How Green is Your College?Have you or someone you know recently decided on a college for the fall? After checking out your college's Sustainability Report Card, you may want to think again.
The College Sustainability Report Card grades 300 schools with the largest endowments in the U.S and Canada on their environmental practices.
Universities are judged by their policies across nine main categories: Administration, Climate Change and Energy, Endowment Transparency, Food and Recycling, Green Building, Investment Priorities, Shareholder Engagement, Student Involvement, and Transportation.
Key findings from the 2009 Report Card show:
Also, users can search for schools on a number of criteria including:
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