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UC Santa Barbara

June 26th-29th, 2017

Congratulations to the 2016 Best Practice Award Winners!

The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference and the host committee of the California State University, Fullerton offer our congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Best Practice Awards Competition.  We received a record number of nominations this year, increasing our total number of submissions from last year by 33 nominations! We are also particularly excited to welcome in award winners in our newly expanded academic categories.  Read More

Statewide Partnerships through CHESC 2014 Created and Strengthened

The 13th Annual 2014 California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC), hosted by the Associated Students of San Diego State University, provided the space to share information about the numerous innovative best practices discovered and policy achievements made in the past year. In May 2014, the California State University Board of Trustees approved a new version of the CSU Sustainability Policy for their 23 campuses. The policy has been expanded to include multiple new topic areas, including, but not limited to, water conservation, food service, and procurement, as well as the integration of sustainability into curriculum.Read More

Sustainability conference brings together state’s colleges

As the state grapples with climate change and drought, “Creating Our Future Today” is an appropriate theme for this year’s California Higher Education Sustainability Conference.

“We’re bringing the community together to create new solutions for the future while acknowledging the urgency of what is going on today,” said Katie Maynard, event manager for the conference, which is being hosted by the Associated Students of San Diego State University from June 16-20.Read More

Students for Sustainability

SDSU will host a sustainability conference from June 16 to 20.

For the first time ever, San Diego State University is hosting the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, June 16-20. Associated Students will welcome nearly 1,000 attendees from all over California to share best practices and lessons learned in implementing sustainability on campuses.Read More

Associated Students of SDSU becomes the First Student Organization to Host the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference

The Associated Students of San Diego State University (SDSU) is no typical student government. As one of the largest student governance organizations in the California State University system, the Associated Students at SDSU employs 90 full time employees and 2,000 part‐time student employees, manages seven facilities with 450,000 square feet and directs a $20 million budget, none of which is derived from state funds.Read More