Sustainability Institute

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Sustainability Award Nominations Open

The Sustainability Institute is inviting nominations of UNH alumni for the UNH Sustainability Awards recognizing significant contributions to advancing sustainability in their work. The annual Sustainability Awards program celebrates and incentivizes achievements that best embody the principles and... Read More

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    - Sustainably Cool
    The University of New Hampshire has once again been recognized for its sustainability efforts by the Sierra Club, which ranked UNH ninth among the “Top 20 Coolest Schools of 2021... Read More
  • Sunlight through a tree branch on the UNH campus in Durham, NH
    - Committee on Investor Responsibility
    In June 2017, the UNH Foundation's Investment and Finance committee established the Committee on Investor Responsibility. Sustainability is a core value at the University of New... Read More
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  • Campus at sunset
    - Nominations Open for New Sustainability Awards
    Nominations are being accepted now through April 2 for a new award program to recognize students, faculty and staff doing innovative work in the broad area of sustainability. Read More
  • screen shot of all the student finalists
    - Challenge Met
    Heeding the advice judges offered during the 2019 Social Venture Innovation Challenge helped a team committed to recycling garner three awards in this year’s event, an affirmation... Read More
  • T Hall tower
    - Sustaining Platinum
    When it comes to sustainability you can never have too much validation, particularly when it recognizes a commitment that runs deep, as it does at UNH. The latest distinction... Read More
  • Tops In Sustainability
    - Tops In Sustainability
    Once again UNH has shown its true colors — blue, white and green — after being named one of the most sustainable schools in the country by two of the top organzations  that track... Read More
  • Nesmith Hall
    - Virtual Realities
    The Sustainability fellows and  Social Innovation interns of UNH’s Sustainability Institute began their summer in May by connecting with each other and building their professional... Read More
  • aerial of mountains and lake
    - UNH Honors Earth Day
    Every year on April 22, UNH joins people and organizations around the world to celebrate Earth Day. This feels more meaningful as the urgency of action to address the climate... Read More
  • Yard sale items from students' dorm rooms
    - Reduce, Reuse, Repeat
    When Lauren Banker ’13, Alex Freid ’13, Emily Spognardi ’14, and Erica Vazza ’14 walked to the Gables community room in May 2011, they had no idea how much would be donated to... Read More