STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability
Main campus powered by 100% renewable electricity
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.
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.
Tops In Sustainability
UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
November234:00pm - 5:30pm, First Event! Contemporary Indigenous Peoples of New Hampshire: Honoring Mother Earth Through Sustainability Theme of the Discussion: There is a growing movement to reframe New Hampshire’s history, correcting a common misconception in history books that the Native Peoples of New Hampshire perished with colonization. This panel will celebrate the Native Peoples living among us today, including the Cowasuck Abenaki and related Pennacook communities. Panelists will describe N’...
November3010:30am - 12:00pm, Join us, virtually, to hear the nine finalist teams present their ideas to solve a social, economic, or environmental problem to a panel of distinguished judges.Registration required: https://unh.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZCXSeALDQiCnN5urOTtQtw
December112:30pm - 2:00pm, KEYNOTE:Stakeholder Capitalism in Action: Transitioning to a Net Zero Future, Advancing other Challenges of our TimeFeaturing keynote speaker and UNH alumna, Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman of Bank of America, in conversation with UNH President James W. Dean, Jr. Ms. Finucane will be presented with UNH’s 2020 Social Innovator of the Year Award. Among the university’s most prestigious honors, the Social Innovator of the Year Award recognizes leaders with a demonstrated commitmen...
December95:00pm - 7:00pm, Join us to see the student teams present their work and reflections from their fall semester B Impact Clinic participation. They worked with our partner organizations to help complete the B Impact Assessment in order to improve their social and environmental impact.