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Carolina Ranked #2 in the U.S. for Sustainability 2020 Times Higher Education ranks Carolina 2nd in U.S. for Sustainability

April 23, 2020

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks second in the United States in the 2020 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which measure sustainability among institutions of higher education.

Categories: Campus Sustainability


Mike Piehler Guskiewicz Establishes University Sustainability Commission

April 22, 2020

The commission, led by Mike Piehler, will align sustainability efforts across the University and support the work of the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative.

Categories: Campus Sustainability, Roadmap


Tulips and the Old Well Earth Day 2020

April 20, 2020

Carolina’s dedication to sustainability and the environment is driven by our commitment to the University’s Three Zeros Environmental Initiative.

Categories: Roadmap


Three Zeros Roadmap Three Zeros Roadmap Will Chart the Way Forward For a More Sustainable Carolina

April 6, 2020

How does Carolina set sustainability goals for campus? The University has developed a Three Zeros Roadmap, which serves as a guide for faculty, staff and students to help identify high-potential projects and programs, evaluate and report results, and achieve campus sustainability goals.

Categories: Campus Sustainability, Planning, Roadmap


Morrison Residence Hall Electricity Usage Winter Break Initiative Reduces Campus Energy Use

March 18, 2020

When the University closes for winter break, typically for nine to 11 days, the departure of students and staff provides opportunities for energy savings in buildings that will remain unoccupied during the break.

Categories: Campus Sustainability