Fordham University
Description/achievement of initiative

Undergraduate minor in sustainability (Success measured by number of students)
Advanced graduate certificate in Conservation Biology (Success measured by number of students)
Participation in RecycleMania (success by tons of materials recycled)
Goal of LEED silver certification for new building at Lincoln Center campus
Fordham Urban Sustainability and Ecosystems includes a Comunity Supported Agriculture Project, St. Rose's (organic) Garden, and research on urban rooftops gardens (green roofs)

Implementation methodologies

Through continued projects already underway.


Fordham University
Deliverable Date
RecycleMania 2015
Fordham Urban Sustainability and Ecosystems 2015
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development

Action Network
  • Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Stephen Freedman, Provost,

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Stephen Freedman, Provost
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