The University of Colorado wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who demonstrate a sincere commitment to reducing the burden that CU-Boulder places on the environment. The annual awards ceremony takes place each April.
The campus sustainability awards program started in 1997 as a means to recognize commitment to reducing the burden that the CU campus places on the environment. Outstanding efforts make CU's successful and challenging approaches to attaining sustainability possible. The awardees exemplify CU's continuing efforts to become a sustainable institution. They set the example for environmental stewardship and responsibility. Some of the awardees have made groundbreaking efforts that will change the overall way CU operates, and others make an impact on the community and campus environment with their everyday actions. All in all, the campus community is contributing toward a sustainable future.