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Northwestern Recognized for Advancing Campus Sustainability

Nov 1, 2018
Northwestern University has received a number of recognitions for its sustainability efforts over the past few months. Congratulations to our community for making progress towards our sustainability goals and leading the way toward a more sustainable future! 

Get to Know sustainNU

Nov 1, 2018
sustainNU is a University-wide program that aims to engage students, faculty, and staff in reducing—and eventually eliminating—Northwestern’s contribution to climate change. In doing so, we will lead the way toward a greener, healthier, and more sustainable future. Check out these articles from our archives to learn about sustainNU program areas, sustainability initiatives, and national recognition.

Measuring Northwestern's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Nov 1, 2018
Northwestern completed its second annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for the 2017 fiscal year. sustainNU will use the results to identify emission reduction opportunities and to measure progress toward the objective of becoming net zero by 2050. 

Congratulations to Northwestern Cyclists on Bike to Work Challenge Win

Nov 1, 2018
Northwestern won its category for the third year and logged the most miles of any team during Chicago’s 2018 Bike to Work Challenge. This annual cycling challenge between organizations in the Chicago area is a friendly competition meant to highlight the health and environmental benefits of commuting by bike.
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