For Higher Education Organizations

  1. Join the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC), a network of higher education associations committed to advancing sustainability.
  2. Promote the ACUPCC amongst your membership and provide resources to assist them in their role in climate action planning process on campus. For example, see the following resources from:
  3. Make policy changes to advance sustainability one of your association’s top priorities, and have your association’s federal relations staff work closely with Second Nature, the Campaign for Environmental Literacy, and other allies committed to higher education’s leadership in climate action. Sign up to receive Second Nature’s policy alerts by contacting Michele Madia, Director of Sustainability Financing and Strategy at Second Nature.
Global warming is a defining issue of the 21st century, and higher education must be a leader in addressing global climate change through research, education, and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
—Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania
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