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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 campusFordham 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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Fordham University
Progress reports
Goal 4
Fordham Urban Sustainability and Ecosystems
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development

Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Fordham University
Contact information
Stephen Freedman, Provost, busch@fordham.edu
United Nations