Sustainability at Notre Dame | December 22, 2014
The University of Notre Dame has earned a gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Scoring a 68.52 through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS), Notre Dame improved its sustainability score by 17.25 points over three years.
Previously achieving a silver rating in 2011, this year’s gold rating places Notre Dame among the top 13 percent of more than 300 reporting institutions across the world and the highest rated of the nine participating schools in Indiana.
“Our achievement of a STARS gold rating is a result of a campus-wide commitment to sustainability. This recognition supports our ongoing efforts over the last few years and reinforces our continued commitment to sustainability,” said John Affleck-Graves, executive vice president.
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