Sustainability at CSCU

CSCUConnecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) have made commitments to become carbon neutral and have implemented sustainability actions across their campuses. The colleges and universities are supported through their involvement with organizations such as the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking and Reporting System (STARS), and the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

In 2016 the Institute for Sustainable Energy benchmarked energy and water use at the 12 CSCU community colleges. This work was done through the support of Energize CT and in coordination with the development of the CSCU Energy Management Plan. The reports summarizing this work provide useful information and graphs on energy and water use at Connecticut’s community colleges and highlight opportunities for energy and cost savings. View the reports here.