News Category: Technical Updates

Public Comment on STARS 3.0: Transportation

The draft Transportation credits for STARS 3.0 are now open for public comment through October 31, 2021. Materials Draft Transportation credits Public comment submission form Process and Timeline AASHE is currently developing the second major revision of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS): version 3.0. The vision for STARS 3.0 is available on […]

May 30, 2021 is the Last Day to Submit Under STARS 2.1

STARS 2.1 will be retired at the end of this month in favor of STARS 2.2, which was released in 2019.  If your institution is planning to submit a report under version 2.1, it must do so before May 31, 2021. Otherwise, a user with administrative access should upgrade to version 2.2 from within the […]

Updated Guidance on Reporting During the Pandemic

AASHE has published updated guidance on STARS reporting and COVID-19 in the Help Center. The pandemic is likely to impact the data you report to STARS in a variety of ways. For example, the number of employees and students on campus may have dropped dramatically during certain periods, impacting commuting figures and weighted campus user […]

STARS 2.2 Released

We’re excited to announce the release of STARS 2.2, the latest version of the rating system. This new version features: A new “Points of Distinction” section to allow participants to highlight their most notable sustainability programs, initiatives or accomplishments. Simplified criteria for some credits that have proven to be particularly time-intensive (e.g., the Food and […]

Preview STARS 2.2, the next version of the rating system

AASHE is pleased to make available a preview of STARS 2.2, to be formally launched this spring. A Summary of Changes is also available. Please note that this is not an official release. We are making this advance copy available in response to participant requests to have access to the new version for planning purposes. […]