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