April 24, 2024   |  University Memorial Center

Impact - Innovate - Inspire

The 31st annual Campus Sustainability Summit invites faculty, staff and students to share, learn and celebrate CU Boulder’s wide array of sustainability leadership and accomplishments and rise to the challenges posed by the Campus Call to Climate Action 

In collaboration with campus partners, CU Environmental Center has produced a Campus Sustainability Summit annually or semi-annually since 1994 for the campus community. The Campus Sustainability Summit and the Campus Sustainability Awards program are sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Infrastructure and Sustainability, and the CUSG Environmental Center. The Summit is open to all CU Boulder students, faculty, and staff and community members.

2024 Event Components in Planning:

  • Student Ideas Showcase  
    • Independent projects, coursework and research projects that offer solutions for local and global issues

    • Problem-solving ideas for climate and sustainability eligible for $10,000 in cash prizes 

    • Format: posters and tabletop-size exhibits

    • The showcase will run for 2-3 hours, timing TBD.  Students are encouraged but not required to be present with their project.  

    • A panel of judges will review and score solution-oriented projects.  See criteria and cash prize categories in the participant guide.  

  • Sessions and Workshops
  • Annual Campus Sustainability Awards
  • Tours and Demonstrations 
  • Circular Economy Fashion Swap