Affiliations

IUPUI is proud to work in collaboration with state, national, and international organizations whose missions advance sustainability. Our collective vision for a sustainable future which promotes equality, human rights, and justice for all can only be achieved by working together.

University Global Coalition

IUPUI is a signatory of the University Global Coalition, a global platform of universities and other higher education organizations committed to working together and in partnership with the United Nations (through UNITAR), SDSN, and other relevant organizations, in support of the Sustainable Development Goals both locally and globally through our education, research, and service missions.

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Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

In 2018, Indiana University became a founding member of the U.S. chapter of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an alliance of United States universities working together to create global sustainable societies.

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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

IUPUI has been a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) since 2008. AASHE is the leading association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education. They serve a full range of higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students who are change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Power Partner

IUPUI has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any school in the Horizon League since 2013.

U.S. Green Building Council

IUPUI is a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council, supporting their commitment to a sustainable, prosperous, future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide.

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Green Sports Alliance

IUPUI is a proud member of the Green Sports Alliance (GSA). In 2017, GSA awarded IUPUI as one of its Environmental Innovators of the Year, recognizing the school’s achievement in transforming the IU Natatorium into the first athletic facility in Indiana to achieve zero waste and the first host of an Olympic event to attain a zero-waste designation.

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Indiana Recycling Coalition/Indiana Circular Economy Initiative

IUPUI is a proud member of the Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) whose mission is to strengthen the circular economy in Indiana including waste reduction, reuse, recycling, and composting through education and advocacy. IUPUI was a founding member of the IRC’s Indiana Circular Economy Initiative, a state-wide stakeholder group whose mission is to eliminate food waste in Indiana.  

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