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APPA 2018 Sustainability Innovation Award


 

SUMMARY: APPA is pleased to announce that James Madison University (JMU) is the recipient of APPA’s 2018 Sustainability Innovation Award.


APPA's 2018 Sustainability Innovation Award

August 6, 2018, Alexandria, Va. APPA is pleased to announce that James Madison University (JMU) is the recipient of APPA’s 2018 Sustainability Innovation Award.

 

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The Sustainability Innovation Award criteria measure the current level and effort of a facilities management department to integrate sustainable policies and environmental practices throughout all facets of the organization, ultimately embedding them within the educational institution,” said Dan Bollman, APPA’s vice president for professional affairs.

JMU has become a model program in the Chesapeake Bay region by forging partnerships with a wide range of local and state agencies; engaging students, faculty, and staff to build awareness and contribute solutions; utilizing innovative techniques and methods to maximize improvements in stormwater management and water quality; and leveraging grant funding to minimize the budgetary impact to JMU of new regulations.

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The Sustainability Award was introduced in 2012 to reflect APPA’s 2008 Sustainability Statement, which encourages the creation and maintenance of a sustainable campus environment. In 2018, the award category was updated to the Sustainability Innovation Award, with the criteria including: project innovativeness, creativity, and originality; sustainability demonstrated through economic, environmental, and societal benefit; adaptability and transferability to other campuses; institutional and community benefit; and management commitment and employee/student involvement.

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Award recipients were recognized August 3 during the 2018 APPA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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