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Green Office  (GO!)

  • Green Office (GO!)

    Register for GO!

    Register your office, department, or unit to participate in GO!

  • Green Office (GO!)

    About GO!

    Find answers to frequently answered questions, how to get started with GO!, certification levels, and more.

  • Green Office (GO!)

    Who's GO!-ing Green?

    See current and past GO! participants and the certifications they earned.

  • Green Office (GO!)

    Be A Sustainability Leader

    See upcoming events and trainings to help you become a campus sustainability leader. Let's GO!

  • Green Office (GO!)

The Green Office (GO!) program harnesses the power of collective action by engaging faculty and staff throughout the university in sustainability initiatives that meet the goals of AU's strategic plan. GO! is a comprehensive, year-long program. Since 2011, nearly forty campus offices and more than 600 staff and faculty have participated.

Use the links on the right to find out more information. If your office, department, or unit is not yet registered for the program, click here to fill out the easy online registration form. Let's GO!

RSVP for Upcoming Events

GO! Lunch'n'Learn: Greener Ways to Get Around

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

MGC 4

Join the Office of Sustainability and other staff and faculty from across campus participating in the Green Office (GO!) program. Learn about faster, healthier, and carbon-free ways of getting around, whether you're going on a business trip, commuting to work, or going to the grocery store. All attendees will earn points for their office in the GO! program and on their personal profiles on AsustainableU. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Monday, September 8.

Click here to RSVP by Monday, September 8.

 

GO! Lunch'n'Learn: Office Supplies

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Kay Spiritual Life Center, Lower Level

Join the Office of Sustainability and other staff and faculty from across campus participating in the Green Office (GO!) program. Learn about how to purchase greener, healthier, and more sustainable office supplies and other products that help meet AU's Sustainable Purchasing Policy. All attendees will earn points for their office in the GO! program and on their personal profiles on AsustainableU. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Monday, October 13.

Click here to RSVP by Monday, October 13.

 

GO! Lunch'n'Learn: Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Kay Spiritual Life Center Basement

Join the Office of Sustainability and other staff and faculty from across campus participating in the Green Office (GO!) program. Learn about simple and fun strategies for saving energy, whether it's to help AU go green and become carbon neutral, or to save some green on your electric bill at home. All attendees will earn points for their office in the GO! program and on their personal profiles on AsustainableU. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Monday, November 3.

Click here to RSVP by Monday, November 3.

 



AsustainableU is American University's innovative web platform that powers Green Office (GO!) by allowing faculty and staff to engage in sustainability actions, track and report progress, and see the impact of their commitment to greening the American Dream. Click here for an easy how-to guide for getting started with AsustainableU.