How Do STARS, UI GreenMetric and THE Impact Rankings Compare?

In response to inquiries from members, AASHE has produced a document summarizing the major features of the three most widely used international higher education sustainability reporting and assessment frameworks. It is intended to highlight the similarities and differences between the platforms and help institutions decide which of these programs to participate in. Download the publication.

Ratings Extended Due to COVID-19

We understand that campuses are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and we are doing our best to offer additional help and flexibility. Toward that end, STARS reports expiring between March 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021 have been extended by 6 months (180 days). This additional time can be used to work with data providers […]

AASHE Welcomes Four New STARS Platinum Institutions

Arizona State University, Cornell University, Université de Sherbrooke, and University of Connecticut are the latest institutions to earn a Platinum rating under the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). This accomplishment highlights recent sustainability advancements these institutions have made, both on campus and in their respective communities. These institutions join five other STARS Platinum institutions: […]

STARS Reports Shared with Sierra Magazine

The following STARS reports have been shared with Sierra magazine to inform its 2020 Cool Schools ranking. Data sharing is optional and an institution must opt-in to participate. Information about eligibility and timeframes is available in the STARS Help Center. Institution Name STARS version Submit Date American University 2.2 2020-03-06 Amherst College 2.1 2019-03-01 Antioch […]

STARS Aligned Publication Released

Find out how you can use STARS to best communicate your institution’s impact on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with our newest publication, STARS Aligned: Using the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System to Report on Contributions to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Read the STARS Aligned Publication

STARS Reports Shared with The Princeton Review

A list of STARS Reports that have been shared with The Princeton Review to inform its 2020 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 […]

NEW Video Series: STARS Data Accuracy

The STARS Data Accuracy Video Series highlights data quality tips and resources for credits in the latest version of STARS. The STARS Help Center launched in 2019, and we’ve steadily been adding credit articles to answer FAQs, list common issues, and provide reporting examples for specific credits.  This year, we’re excited to share a brand […]

STARS 2.2 Data Quality Boot Camp

January 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST (Free) The STARS 2.2 Data Quality Boot Camp webinar will help you submit a high-quality STARS Version 2.2 report in time for the March 6, 2020 Sustainable Campus Index, Princeton Review and Sierra data sharing deadlines. Every STARS report undergoes a standard collaborative review and […]

STARS data sharing deadlines for 2020

Since 2012, AASHE has collaborated with Sierra and The Princeton Review to allow colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada 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.  Based on the positive response to the […]