Stories about sustainability

The university was just one of five post-secondary institutions nationwide to receive the U.S. Department of Education award Tuesday at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The university was just one of five postsecondary institutions to be honored by the U.S. Department of Education.

As Lehigh unfolds its bold, new sustainability plan, we highlight six alumni who are doing their part for a more sustainable planet.

Lehigh excels in many areas of the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System report and performs better than most reporting peer institutions in the majority of metrics.

The multi-year, interdisciplinary projects focus on advancing Lehigh’s Sustainability Strategic Plan 2030 goals which align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

A solar partnership between Lehigh, Lafayette, Muhlenberg and Dickinson has been announced as the recipient of AASHE's 2020 Campus Sustainability Achievement Award.

The strategy will provide a roadmap for lessening the university’s impact on the environment.

The new plan focuses on 113 goals across six strategic areas.

Lehigh joins Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative, an initial group of 11 universities and colleges who pledge to increase total electric vehicle commitments by 225 fleets, to almost 3,800 electric vehicles.

The university’s efforts are part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.