UVA's sustainability progress is recognized locally, statewide, nationally and even internationally by peer organizations, government entities and professional groups. Our most recent recognitions are:


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    AASHE STARS - Gold (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education)
  • Princeton Review - Guide to Green Colleges 2022
  • EPA Green Power Partner 2022 – Top 30 in U.S. Higher Education 

  • Virginia Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence 2022 – Waste Minimization

  • International Institute of Sustainability Labs Freezer Challenge – Top Academic Organization 2022

  • BEE CAMPUS USA Certification, Xeres Society 

  • TREE CAMPUS USA, Arbor Day Foundation

  • League of American Bicyclists -- Bicycle Friendly University – Silver 

  • National Association of Fleet Administrators – Green Fleet Award

  • APPA 2022 Award and NAFA “Best Special Project” Award -- UVA Mindful Driving Program

  • 2021 Idea Innovation Award, Industrial District Energy Association