30 Apr '16, 12am

Rooted values: Appalachian State University’s sustainable leadership is ingrained in its culture https://t.co/qfxV25TN6d

The Climate Leadership Awards are presented by USGBC’s Center for Green Schools and Second Nature . The awards recognize innovative and advanced leadership in sustainability, climate mitigation and resilience at signatory campuses in the climate leadership network. USGBC caught up with last year’s honoree in the Four-Year Institution category, Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., to check on their progress and accomplishments to date. Sustainability at Appalachian State University is a tradition, not a trend. Rooted in the heart of the southern Appalachian mountains, the university emerged a century ago as an institution aligned with many values of the local mountain culture. Learning to do more with less and adapting to change have contributed to Appalachian State’s campus culture, which strongly values sustainability and resiliency. As a recipient of the 2015 Cli...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/rooted-values-appalachian-s...

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