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Globally, colleges & universities are key to sustainable communities in which ecosystems return to a healthy balance

Last October, USGBC stood alongside our counterparts from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Second Nature to pledge our collective commitment to the vision that by 2025, 20 million graduates across all majors will be global sustainability citizens, learning about relationships between natural, physical, economic, social and cultural systems; understanding how their personal and professional choices impact these systems; and having the agency to create solutions that allow people and the environment to thrive. That was the easy part. As we start the challenging but necessary work towards a sustainable future for higher education, we will continue to use this blog series to update our community with news, announcements and reports on our progress towards this vision. In April, the fou...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/greening-higher-education-m...

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