2022 Sustainability Report

2022 Sustainability Report

July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

The 2022 NC State Sustainability Report highlights the latest progress toward the university’s sustainability goals and its commitment to wise stewardship of resources, prudent financial planning and environmentally responsible operations.

In this report, you will learn about new and existing sustainability programs, projects and practices from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. These initiatives contribute to a more efficient and resilient campus, foster important research breakthroughs and equip students to tackle the world’s toughest environmental, social and economic challenges.

Students and faculty conduct water testing in Schenck Forest


Goal: Integrate sustainability into education, experiences and research.

3 students working in garden together

Student Leadership

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

Native students sit side by side on a panel.

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.

Students tabling outside of Talley Student Union for Earth Fair in April


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

Awards and Honors

Sustainability-related recognition