The Ohio State University Earns Gold Status in Sustainability Rating System

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May 22, 2019

The Ohio State University Columbus campus achieved a gold rating within the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). 

Ohio State’s 2019 gold rating is good for three years and places the university among leading national and international colleges and universities, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) who administers STARS.

The university received high marks in the academic and water management categories thanks to sustainability-focused research and a focus to integrate environmental, social and economic goals into its operational processes. The university also earned points in nine operations categories including energy, buildings, transportation and waste diversion. 

Read more about the gold rating that Ohio State received with STARS.