At Concordia, you're joining a community that cares about the environment and about the future. We're rethinking how we do things and taking innovative action to create more sustainable ways of living.

Engage in sustainability and conservation efforts both in and outside the classroom. In a summer sustainability course, Concordia students tackled a problem facing many communities: with traditional sources of energy projected to become more scarce - and more expensive - how can cities secure their energy futures?

To learn more about what has been happening in sustainability at Concordia check out the most recent edition of the Sustainability Newsletter or dig deeper by exploring the topics below!

Get Involved

Learn more about the many opportunities you'll have to explore your passion for sustainability at Concordia.

Sustainability @ Concordia

As a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Concordia is dedicated to infusing sustainability principles into all aspects of campus operations and the curriculum.

STARS Report

In 2014, the college joined the rigorous Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS), submitting its first comprehensive report. While significant progress in reducing the ecological impact of campus operations has been achieved so far, the college is constantly working to do more.

Living Sustainably

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Focused on the Future

As the sustainability coordinator at Concordia College, Jackie Maahs develops opportunities for students and employees to create an environmentally friendly community both on and off campus.

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Environmental Exploration

A group of students explores environmental policy and sustainability during a High Impact Leadership Trip through the American West.

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Jackie Maahs

Sustainability Coordinator Sustainability, Student Engagement