A Core Value at Denison

Sustainability is a core value at Denison — our actions speak even louder than our words. Over the last few years we’ve formed partnerships, joined organizations, and have received a lot of recognition for our strong commitment to sustainability. Some great examples: Denison is recognized as a Bee Campus USA and a Certified Wildlife Habitat and Tree Campus USA. The University also has been honored for its sustainability efforts by the Ohio EPA, Green Energy Ohio, and the Professional Grounds Management Society.

More Recognition

Denison is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE):

Denison earned a Gold rating in 2019 from AASHE’s Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (STARS):

Denison is a Charter Participant in AASHE’s Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (STARS):

Denison signed the Presidents’ Climate Commitment in 2010 and renewed that commitment in 2015. The college plans to be carbon neutral by 2030:

Denison became a Charter Participant in the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s Billion Dollar Green Challenge:

Denison has earned recognition for its Green Hill Fund, a green revolving loan fund:

Denison named as one of the top green schools in the country:

Denison is home to four LEED Gold buildings:

Denison recognized for its energy-efficiency efforts:

Denison is recognized as a Tree Campus by the Arbor Day Foundation: