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10.11.2009

SUSTAINABLE CAMPUSES

Florida State University raised its grade up to B- in the annual report card on sustainability issued by the Sustainable Endowments Institute, a special project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. You can read the complete report card here.

Rivals over at University of Florida earned a grade of B. It rated A's in green building, student involvement, transportation and investor priorities, while FSU rated a B in these categories. FSU rated higher than the Gators only in the area of endowment transparency. Click here for the full comparison. FAMU did not participate.

The College Sustainability Report Card 2010 evaluates environmental sustainability efforts at 332 schools in the United States and Canada.

  • Data collection was collected from June through August 2009, for the College Sustainability Report Card 2010. The research process included sending surveys to administrators and students at all 332 institutions. Researchers also gathered information from publicly available sources.
  • A school's overall grade is calculated from the grades received in nine equally-weighted categories. A total of 48 indicators are used to evaluate performance within the categories.


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