Planet Forward Schools Consortium

According to the College of Menominee Nation, the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) was organized in 1993 by community leaders representing a broad spectrum of institutional interests including governance, commerce, education, and natural... Read More
At Colorado State University, sustainability is foundational to who we are. As a land-grant university, we’re compelled to steward, conserve, and protect the world around us. It's central to everything we do - from academics, research, and... Read More
"Columbia makes strides both large and small," said Columbia's Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin, "from pilot projects to industry-leading research, toward reducing the University’s environmental footprint. Programs that touch upon... Read More
Eckerd College inspires and empowers individuals to improve the world through mastery of self and a lifetime of learning. Our students are guided on a four-year journey of discovery, with small classes, professor-mentors and a commitment to... Read More
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to serve as a leader in building a sustainable world, from its campus in Lancaster, Pa., to the surrounding community and beyond.  Our campus Sustainability Master Plan orients our current initiatives... Read More
In the classroom, you'll find our students and faculty pursuing research and implementing innovative ideas that will lead our society toward a more sustainable future. Outside our lecture halls, we are reducing our environmental footprint and... Read More
The George Washington University is at the forefront of sustainability on college campuses, consistently ranking well in the Sierra Club’s list of most environmentally friendly schools. The University offers more than 250 courses related to... Read More
Ithaca College views sustainability as a holistic and complex system, inclusive of human and ecological health, as well as long-term financial security. Sustainability is a shift from viewing human, environmental, and economic needs as competing... Read More
Jackson State University's Sustainable Campus promotes positive environmental changes in the behaviors and actions of JSU students, faculty, staff, and surrounding community. We work to reduce negative environmental impacts and to create sustainable... Read More
How do campus life and sustainability coincide? At Kenyon, "green" means you're connected - to the local farmers who supply the dining hall, to the rural communities where you work and volunteer, to a sustainability ethos embracing everything from... Read More
At Middlebury, sustainability is about more than our renewable energy projects and 'green' buildings. It is an integral part of how we teach, work, and play. With innovative ideas from the campus community, a supportive administration, and the... Read More
Misericordia University is a Catholic university in northeast Pennsylvania, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, that provides caring, motivated students with a challenging education. We believe in providing personal attention, support, and... Read More
As one of the world’s leading academic institutions, Northwestern University recognizes its role in addressing the global challenges of sustainability and climate change. Northwestern University’s strategic plan states that we will “Engage with the... Read More
Sewanee's office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (ESS) is responsible for shepherding the University’s commitment to sustainable living on campus and the environmentally sound management and educational use of its 13,000 acre... Read More
ESF is unique among colleges and universities in that all of its educational and research programs are oriented toward natural resources, and toward the natural and designed environments. All that ESF is and does serves the mission of achieving a... Read More
SUNY Plattsburgh is on the western shore of Lake Champlain and serves as a gateway to the Adirondacks, one of the largest and oldest protected landscapes in the United States. SUNY Plattsburgh's environmental curriculum is based upon experiential... Read More
The College of Media & Communication at Texas Tech University fosters a culture of excellence built around local and global impact, innovative research and student success. Diverse facilities and technologies support innovative teaching and... Read More
Tougaloo College, a historically black college on the edge of Jackson, Mississippi, has gained national respect for its high academic standards and level of social responsibility.  The College reached the ultimate demonstration of its social... Read More
Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education. Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse. With a strong orientation toward disciplines... Read More
The University of Arizona has been committed to sustainability since our beginning in 1885. There was no LEED certification then but our first building, Old Main, which is 120 years old and still in use today, was constructed with local materials... Read More

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