|Submission Date||July 29, 2011|
Arizona State University
Tier2-1: Student Group
University Sustainability Practices
Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:
A brief description of the student group:
ASU has several student-run organization devoted to sustainability efforts on campus include:
VegAware spreads awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle and creates a community for students who live a veg lifestyle.
ASU Grow is group of sustainable desert gardeners who learn to garden organically by doing. In exchange for garden space, water, seeds, and access to garden tools, members volunteer for the Arboretum at ASU.
EcoAid on Campus strives to empower students with the knowledge and tools to stay ahead of the business shift towards sustainability.
Arizona State Cycling Community's primary mission is to consolidate and make available resources and services for cyclists.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Arizona State Cycling Community
Campus Kiva’s purpose is to advocate for funds to promote decreasing international poverty through microfinance organizations.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Campus Kiva
Electric Vehicle Club is dedicated to giving students experience with emerging plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and electric vehicle technologies.
Emerging Green Builders (EGB) at ASU integrates students into the green building movement. The group's mission is to create a network of emerging green building leaders with a multidiscipline approach.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Emerging Green Builders
Engineers Without Borders, ASU chapter, is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities to improve their quality of life through implementation of environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Engineers Without Borders
Greenpeace @ ASU seeks to assist in the global fight to avert catastrophic climate change, Greenpeace @ ASU organizes students and the valley community to call, write, and visit their representatives in congress and demand action.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Greenpeace@ASU
The mission of the ASU Student Chapter of Net Impact is to improve the world by growing and strengthening a network of leaders who use the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental, and economic impact.
Sustainability House at Barrett is a residential and academic community centered on a common dedication to the principles of sustainability which supports learning and action related to these ideas.
Sustainability Jedi (SJedi) is a student think tank that identifies solutions to sustainability challenges in the developing world.
Students of Arizona Network for Sustainability (SANS) — Tempe and Polytechnic campus is a network of student organizations, community groups, and individuals that aims to empower and connect, encourage collaboration, and create a model of sustainability in Arizona.
Center for Student Sustainability Initiatives (CSSI) is dedicated to furthering sustainability practices and initiatives within the university and working towards carbon neutrality and zero waste via engaging the ASU student community.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Center for Student Sustainability Initiatives
The Green Team is a volunteer force of the Center for Student Sustainability Initiatives (CSSI) that provides recycling and composting services for small and large events.
Nourish International at ASU works to eradicate poverty by engaging students and empowering communities.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for Nourish International at ASU
School of Sustainability Graduate Student Board is a peer-elected group of SOS students focused on uniting fellow students to promote the social, academic, cultural, and professional interests of the sustainability community.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for School of Sustainability Graduate Student Board
School of Sustainability College Council (SOSCC) collaborates with other clubs and organizations within the School of Sustainability to promote student involvement, nurture faculty-student relations, recognize outstanding faculty, organization, and student achievements and offer students the opportunity to learn and develop the leadership skills needed to solve today's environmental, economic, and social challenges of sustainability.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for School of Sustainability College Council.
SEEDS Devils are commonly interested in ecology, environmental education, sustainability and diversity.
http://asu.orgsync.com/search Search for SEEDS Devils
United Students for Fair Trade advocates for fair trade products, policies, and principles. The group's core objective is to raise the awareness of the need for fair trade.
The website URL where information about the student group is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.