Stories about sustainability

Students catalog trees on the Asa Packer Campus and help Lehigh earn certification.

In the report's operations category, Lehigh scored 66% higher than the average of reporting peer institutions.

The recognition shows a dedication to the inclusion and preservation of green spaces on campus.

Customers receive an EcoCoin each time they decline a single-use plastic bag when making a purchase at Lehigh's bookstore.

The Climate Action Strategy establishes a goal of achieving net carbon neutrality by 2040.

The new platform helps address food waste and food insecurity on Lehigh's campus.

One year after its release, Lehigh’s first Sustainability Strategic Plan 2030 Progress Report shows key progress to date.

The proposed project, which will be installed on a swath of university-owned land on Goodman Campus, is in line with the goals of Lehigh’s Sustainability Strategic Plan 2030.

Y.C. Ethan Yang works with a team of researchers incorporating data on human behavior into a climate-risk modeling framework to improve resilience of critical water, food and energy systems.

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.