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STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability


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Main campus powered by 100% renewable electricity


 

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State's only 3-star green certified
restaurant (we have 3)


A top-rated sustainability institution.

Sustainability at UNH is a university-wide endeavor.  We're all stewards of sustainability through our collective
action.  We can balance the values of environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic vitality to
meet our present needs and ensure the ability of future generations will meet their needs. 
Engage with UNH's sustainable learning community today.

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Student Education
& Engagement

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Campus Initiatives
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Research
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Community Engagement

STARS Platinum Status

UNH holds a STARS Platinum rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability
in Higher Education (AASHE).  This recognition places us at the highest level of sustainability
performance among colleges and universities.  UNH's Platinum rating was made possible through
a long-term, concerted, and university-wide effort that engaged faculty, staff, and students.


Learn more 

 
Sustainability News & Headlines

 

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Nominations Open for New Sustainability Awards

Nominations Open for New Sustainability Awards

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Challenge Met

Challenge Met

Winners announced for proposed solutions to societal issues

Article
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Committee on Investor Responsibility

Committee on Investor Responsibility

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Sustainability Events

  • May
    7

    UNH Sustainability Awards Recognition Ceremony

    UNH Sustainability Awards Recognition Ceremony 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Register to join us!UNH is a national leader in sustainability and is recognizing, celebrating and raising the visibility of individuals and teams who are champions of, and addressing sustainability issues through important research, teaching and curriculum development, campus initiatives and culture, and external engagement work across and beyond the university. Celebrate with us on May 7!Learn more about the UNH Sustainability Awards program.
  • May
    10

    Semester in the Office Hours

    3:00pm - 4:00pm, Have questions about Semester in the City? Drop in every other Monday from 3:00 to 4:00 to talk to staff about your application, admissions, or enrollment, or any other question you might have!This event is hosted in partnership with Semester in the City, College for Social Innovation.Please follow the link to join. 
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    Sustainability Virtual Tour

    UNH is a leader in sustainability. Learn how we infuse sustainability in the daily operations of our campus and how we inspire, train and support the next generation of changemakers.

    Watch the Video

     

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    Working for Justice.

    We stand in solidarity with the Black community, with peaceful protesters, and individuals all over the world working for racial justice.

    Read our Statement


     

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