The University of Washington has been recognized as one of the most sustainable higher education institutions in North America, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
The UW received a gold rating, with a score of 77.18 percent. This is the third time the UW has received a gold rating, and the first time the comprehensive report covered all three UW campuses.
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The University of Washington has received recognition as a national leader in sustainability by the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The UW is among the top universities and earned special recognition for its sustainability work in the transportation, food & dining, and wellbeing & work categories.
The University of Washington has earned a perfect score on the The Princeton Review’s Green Rating system for the eighth straight year.
The UW is one of 26 colleges and universities to be named to the Green Honor Roll with a perfect score in the 2019 rankings, out of 648 schools reviewed.
Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center have received 2018 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Awards from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes healthcare facilities across the country that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in healthcare. This is the twelfth consecutive year for UW Medical Center to receive the top award and the seventh consecutive year for Harborview.
Celebrate and recognize the sustainability leaders across the University of Washington by nominating them for a Husky Green Award now.
The Husky Green Awards recognize students, faculty, staff and teams from all UW campuses who demonstrate initiative, leadership and dedication to sustainability. The awards depend on nominations from the UW community to identify these sustainability superstars.
The 2017 UW Sustainability report highlights UW Sustainability programs and key achievements for sustainability across the University of Washington.
The report includes information on UW Sustainability's programs such as the Climate Action Plan, Green Certifications, the UW's Green Up partnership, and events. The Environmental Stewardship Committee, Campus Sustainability Fund, Husky Green Award winners, and others are also featured.