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Colleges & Universities

Illinois Sustainable University Compact

The Illinois Sustainable University Compact outlines 12 environmental goals that colleges and universities -- both public and private -- may adopt on their campuses. The Compact includes objectives such as purchasing renewable energy, implementing green building practices, developing sustainable transportation options, improving water conservation, and incorporating sustainable dining practices.

Find out more about the Sustainable University Compact.

Sustainable University Symposium

The 2008 Sustainable University Symposium was held on Tuesday, July 29 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Find out more about the 2008 Sustainable University Symposium.

Sustainable University Newsletters

The Office of the Lt. Governor is committed to serving as a resource for education institutions. Our office periodically sends out news and updates about grant opportunities, events and initiatives related to energy efficiency, water conservation, green building and other sustainability issues concerning universities and colleges.