• Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Fredonia, United States (The)
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Dennis Hefner, President
State University of New York at Fredonia


State University of New York at Fredonia

Description/achievement of initiative

-SUNY Fredonia recently approved an Environmental Sciences Minor. The next goal is to be involved in the current discussions on restructuring the core curriculum to include sustainability.
-SUNY Fredonia will reduce its energy use by 20% in the next 5 years
-All new construction will meet a minimum LEED Silver standard

Implementation methodologies

-SUNY Fredonia will continue to report through organizations such as the American University Presidents' Climate Commitment and AASHE's Sustainability Data Collector

Deliverable Date
AASHE's Sustainability Data Collector 2015
American University Presidents' Climate Commitment 2015
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
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