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A Closer Look at Facilities Management & Sustainability

Facilities Management is the backbone of campus infrastructure and building services on campus, and sustainability is a guiding principle of our department.

We provide critical services that allow our campus to run smoothly, and to help meet campus sustainability goals. FM has several divisions, including:

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There are a diverse array of resources when it comes to sustainability here at CU-Boulder. Here are just a few:

You can read our Sustainability Resolution here (PDF).

Community Resources

AASHE (The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) is a comprehensive source of information on sustainability in higher education. It provides administrators, faculty, operations staff, students, and other campus stakeholders with the tools, information and guidance they need to lead the sustainability transformation.  This nationally recognized body ranks universities on their sustainability performance through STARS, the Sustainability Tracking and Rating System, and helps to raise the bar for campus sustainability nationwide. Find out more:


What is STARS?

The AASHE mission

CU Boulder AASHE STARS report

news release - CU Boulder ranks Gold under STARS