Wake Forest Athletics’ Commitment to Climate Action

2020-07-27T16:01:55-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Climate Action, Cultural Climate, Culture, Equity, Faces of Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, Stewardship, Strategic Plan Update|

Wake Forest Director of Athletics John Currie is one of four collegiate Athletic Directors from Power Five conferences that will showcase their school's climate action, health and wellness and equity/inclusion practices during an upcoming webinar on August 3, 2020, at 1 p.m. Restoring College Sports Amid COVID-19: Leveraging Climate Action The webinar is presented by the [...]

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The Road to Reducing Climate Impact Starts Here

2019-04-26T13:20:36-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Climate Action, Home Stories, STARS, Strategic Plan Update|

All climate actions plans, from universities to transnational corporations, start in the same place: building and plant efficiency. Wake Forest’s investments in energy efficiency started, in earnest, in 2007. This is the baseline year from which all greenhouse gas reductions on campus are measured. A task force at Wake Forest is engaged in the process of [...]

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Update: Dining & Food Systems

2014-01-27T15:21:40-05:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: Home Stories, Strategic Plan Update|

What does it mean to incorporate principles of sustainability into campus dining services? Because the possibilities are so far ranging, we chose to adopt a common set of sustainability metrics developed specifically for higher education. In its version 1.2, the Sustainability Tracking Assessment Rating System (STARS) requires tracking food and beverages that meet at least one [...]

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