Sustainability SIG

Sustainability SIG

With growing awareness and concern around climate change, population growth, resource depletion, and global inequities - and the growing number of students studying abroad - NAFSA is increasingly becoming a key player both in terms of its global environmental and social impacts and its potential to create positive change.

The Sustainability SIG is a forum for international education professionals to come together to discuss, learn about, and address the environmental and social impacts inherent in how we create and manage programs as well as opportunities we have to educate our students on these issues.

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Network Leader

Kathryn Bell
Yale University

Courtney De Vries
University of Washington

Founded May 2009

Recent Discussions

  • Looking for Sustainability SIG Rep to NAFSA Luncheon(1)
  • Looking for Sustainability SIG Rep to NAFSA Luncheon
  • Pathways to Peace Luncheon, May 30

What's New

Peace on Earth

December 13, 2013

This fundamental concept motivates all of our endeavors each year. As we reflect on the rich contributions that our members and partners have made to building a more peaceful and prosperous world this year, we also look forward to the exciting opportunities that we will have in 2014 to continue to promote global awareness and mutual understanding through international education....

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