Recognition & Accolades

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.

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

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Denison earned a Gold rating in 2016 from AASHE's Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System (STARS).

Stars a program of aashe ↪

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

Stars a program of aashe - participants and reports ↪

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

President's Climate Commitment ↪

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

Going Green Up on the Hill ↪

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Denison is a member of the Sustainable Endowments Institute

Sustainability Efforts Lead to Green ↪

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

GRIT - Green Revolving Investment Tracking System ↪

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

Princeton Review features Denison Among 2015 "Best 379 Colleges" ↪

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Denison is home to four LEED Gold buildings.

Campus Map ↪

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Denison recognized for its energy-efficiency efforts.

NYT Article Touts Denison's Sustainability Efforts ↪

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

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Service & Awareness

Earth Week 2018

Denison celebrates Earth Week with a week-long series of events designed to get you outside to appreciate our living environment.

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