Sustainable Workplace Certification


Sustainable Workplace Certification offers campus departments the opportunity to be more sustainable and earn recognition for these efforts.

To certify your workplace, complete the Online Certification Form about your office’s sustainability efforts in these categories: energy and water, transportation, purchasing, food and events, health and wellness, waste reduction and sustainability leadership.

Certification levels:

  • Contributor (earn 0-82 points)
  • Steward (earn 83-164 points)
  • Champion (earn 165-246 points)

How To Certify Your Workplace

Download the Sustainable Workplace Guide and use it in your planning process. You can print the guide’s checklist, which details actions that earn points toward certification. Certify your workplace by completing the simple Online Certification Form. Use the certification as a way to promote your office, including displaying the certificate or certification seal. Questions?

Certified Campus Workplaces

Workplace Certification Level Year Certified
Office of International Services Steward Feb. 2017
Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life Steward July 2016
Outdoor Leadership Minor (University College) Steward May 2016
English Department (College of Humanities and Social Sciences) Steward Feb. 2016
NC Clean Energy Technology Center Steward Feb. 2016
Project Angelfish (within Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) Steward Feb. 2016
Center for Integrated Pest Management Champion Jan. 2016
Industrial Assessment Center Steward Jan. 2016
Business Sustainability Collaborative in Poole College of Management Steward Dec. 2015
Grounds and Fleet Services Champion Dec. 2015
Case Dining Hall Steward Nov. 2015
Fountain Dining Hall Steward Nov. 2015
Clark Dining Hall Steward Nov. 2015
USDA Forest Service Steward Sept. 2015
Women’s Center Steward June 2015
PowerAmerica Steward July 2015
Early College High School Liaison (First Year College) Steward June 2015
Facilities Operations Business Services Steward May 2015
Environmental Health and Public Safety Steward April 2015
Capital Project Management Champion Feb. 2015
Eastern 4-H Center Steward Jan. 2015
OnBoarding Center Steward Jan. 2015
EcoVillage Steward April 2014
Utilities and Engineering Services Steward March 2014
University Sustainability Office Champion March 2014
Office of Assessment Steward March 2014
Repair and Renovation Champion Oct. 2014
Study Abroad Office Champion Oct. 2014
Environmental Sciences Academic Program Steward Nov. 2014
University Recreation Steward Dec. 2014
Center for Environmental Farming Systems Champion Feb. 2014