NAFSA is committed to proactively developing, supporting, and integrating sustainable practices into our work as international educators. We accept the shared responsibility to protect, preserve, and wherever possible, improve our environment by integrating this commitment into our programming, teaching, research, scholarship, and other practices.

CANIE Accord

NAFSA is proud to be an official signatory of the Climate Action Network for International Education (CANIE) Accord, a grassroots initiative to foster environmentally sustainable practices throughout the international education sector.

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Greening the Conference

NAFSA continues to strengthen our commitment to sustainable practices at the Annual Conference and Expo. Read more about how sustainability drives NAFSA 2024 values. 

Sustainability at NAFSA 2024

Sustainability SIG

The Sustainability Special Interest Group (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.

Sustainability SIG

Featured Resource

In Sustainability in International Education, NAFSA’S 2020–21 Senior Fellows consider the intersections of sustainability and international education.

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