Public Comment on STARS 3.0: Energy & Climate

The draft Energy & Climate credits for STARS 3.0 are now open for public comment through 18 June 2022. Materials Access the credit language and comment forms here. 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 […]

STARS Reports Shared With The Princeton Review

A list of STARS Reports that have been shared with The Princeton Review to inform its 2023 Guide to Green Colleges is posted below. Information about eligibility and timeframes is available in the STARS Help Center. If you have any questions about reporting to The Princeton Review, including the identity of the designated data contact for […]

Public Comment on STARS 3.0: Engagement

The draft Campus Engagement and Public Engagement credits for STARS 3.0 are now open for public comment through 30 April 2022. Materials Access the credit language and comment forms here. 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 […]

Public Comment on STARS 3.0: Academics

The draft Curriculum and Research & Scholarship credits for STARS 3.0 are now open for public comment through 20 February 2022. Materials Access the credit language and comment forms here. 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 […]

Sierra Cool Schools Announcement and Other Data Sharing Opportunities

Since 2012, AASHE has collaborated with Sierra and The Princeton Review to allow colleges and universities to use the STARS Reporting Tool to share their sustainability data for potential inclusion in Sierra’s Cool Schools ranking and The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges. In December 2021, Sierra announced that it has opted to discontinue publishing […]

Public Comment on STARS 3.0: Buildings & Grounds

The draft Buildings & Grounds credits for STARS 3.0 are now open for public comment through December 31, 2021. Materials Access the credit language and comment form here. 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 […]

Call for STARS Governance Applications

Applications are currently being accepted for the AASHE Advisory Council (AC) and the STARS Steering Committee (SC) through Oct. 22, 2021. Technical Committees of the AC are the primary source for input and insight regarding the content of STARS credits. The SC approves updates and revisions to the technical content of STARS, including each new version, […]

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 […]

STARS Sessions at GCSHE 2021

The failure of many entities to respond effectively to a deadly pandemic, coming at a time when society is already reeling from intensifying climate-related disasters, ongoing systemic racism and rising authoritarianism, has resulted in profound apprehension about the future. With a theme of “The future is …”, this year’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher […]

STARS Update: May 2021

Access the STARS Update for May 2021 here. Contents AASHE Welcomes Two New Platinum Institutions STARS 3.0 Development Study Documents the Positive Impacts of STARS Last Day to Submit Under STARS 2.1 is May 30 Hardship Discount Resources You can subscribe to the quarterly STARS Update via the AASHE Portal. If don’t already have a […]