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CSU's sustainability shines

September 30, 2011

DENVER — Colorado State University (CSU) is a STAR when it comes to sustainability, according to the Denver Business Journal.

CSU announced on Wednesday that they led 129 colleges and universities in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Reporting System (STARS) survey of schools dedicated to sustainability measures, the article stated.

According to the article, all participating schools were measured on sustainable research, education, operations, planning and student engagement.

"Colorado State University''s STARS report is a reflection of the institution’s more than 140 years of environmental research and a community of faculty, staff and students committed to creating a more sustainable environment," said Ron Sega, vice president and enterprise executive for energy and the environment.

"This report details how Colorado State is focused on achieving sustainable campus operations, advancing our society''s understanding of sustainability through research and, most importantly, educating and empowering our students to help create sustainable environments in their own communities after graduation," Sega added.

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