Links to AU's Sustainability Resources
- Climate Commitment Documentation
The ACUPCC maintains public access to reports documenting AU's progress toward carbon neutrality.
- American University Chooses Renewable Energy
Read about AU's Carbon Neutrality Plan and means to achieve it through renewable energy and other strategies.
Join our student environmental club and help green the American Dream!
- Green Teaching Certificate
Enroll in the Green Teaching Certificate program to green your teaching.
- AU's Career Center
A list of career and internship opportunities in the environmental field.
- Code of Best Practices for Environmental Filmmaking
From AU's Center for Social Media, this code provides tools for filmmakers to measure whether their practices are as sustainable as they can be throughout the production process. Accompanying online checklists, trackers, and Web resources provide a summary of current approaches that implement that rationale.
Links to External Sustainability Resources
- American College and Universities Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)
President Kerwin signed the Climate Commitment in April 2008, pledging to move toward carbon-neutrality.
- Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
AASHE administers the Climate Commitment and STARS, a new campus sustainability rating system we plan to utilize at AU.
- Clean Air Cool Planet (CACP)
AU uses the Clean Air Cool Planet Carbon Calculator for our Greenhouse Gas Inventory.
- Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
LEED is a green building rating system we use at AU to help us build and maintain greener buildings.