2021 Sustainability Report

2021 Sustainability Report

July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021

From sustainability-related academics and events to research discoveries and student programs, NC State continues making progress toward its sustainability goals. This report highlights the university’s sustainability data, program results, cost savings and more from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.


Goal: Integrate sustainability into education, experiences and research.

Student Leadership

Goal: Engage students in initiatives that promote leadership and service in sustainability.

Community and Culture

Goal: Accelerate a culture of sustainability, inclusivity and well-being on campus and in the community.

Operations, Planning and Design

Goal: Model sustainability through efficient, innovative facilities and operations that educate the campus community and improve the quality of life.


Goal: Propel awareness and sustainability at NC State and beyond.

Awards and Honors