Hope Again Receives Stars Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Hope College has again earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  Hope has held a silver rating since 2017, after previously holding a Bronze rating beginning in 2012.

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The ratings are at four different levels:  Bronze at 25 points, Silver at 45 points, Gold at 65 points and Platinum at 85 points.  Hope’s overall score is 57.65 points, an increase from the college’s 2017 score of 48.64.  The college’s report is publicly available on the STARS website at stars.aashe.org.
Learn more about campus sustainability at: hope.edu/sustainability