New York, May, 2019  – The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has recently become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), an association of colleges, universities, businesses, nonprofits and other organizations in the United States working together to create a sustainable world. Through its membership in AASHE, SDSN will be able to better understand and assist higher education institutions in advancing their sustainability initiatives.

AASHE enables colleges and universities to meet their sustainability goals by providing specialized resources, professional development, and a network for sharing information about sustainability products and services. Membership covers the entire business, so everyone can take advantage of event discounts, access to member-only resources, and other benefits.

By joining AASHE, SDSN demonstrates our commitment to deepening our relationship with universities and existing communities of sustainability practitioners in higher education. The SDSN USA team will present in two sessions during this year’s annual AASHE conference on topics related to the SDGs in the United States.

AASHE’s publications include the AASHE Bulletin weekly newsletter and annual Sustainable Campus Index. The organization also provides member-only resources that include best practices and case studies related to advancing sustainability at colleges and universities, which can be found in AASHE’s online Campus Sustainability Hub.

About the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)  

AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. We work with and for higher education to ensure that our world’s future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.

About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN):
The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) mobilizes scientific and technical expertise from academia, civil society, and the private sector to support practical problem solving for sustainable development at local, national, and global scales. The SDSN has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. The SDSN is building national and regional networks of knowledge institutions, solution-focused thematic networks, and the SDG Academy, an online university for sustainable development.