Babson in the Community 2014

Going Green

Sustainability at Babson by the numbers:

30 tons of food waste diverted annually to be composted at local farms

40 percentage Babson has reduced our carbon footprint during the past 10 years

2050 year that Babson has pledged to be carbon neutral

2 number of Babson community members who received the inaugural Shelley Kaplan Sustainability Award

90 percentage of Babson staff in a recent survey who believe sustainability is a central value at Babson

0 amount of waste Babson strives for at our annual events through recycling and composting

2014 year when the first Sustainability Employee Resource Group was launched

30+ Sustainability Office road shows held at offices and classrooms to discuss sustainability at Babson

300+ college and university leaders, including Babson’s, who attended the Climate Leadership Summit

1 representative at Babson who serves on the Wellesley Sustainable Energy Committee

3 number of times by April 2015 Babson will report to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS), the newest and most extensive rating program for sustainability in higher education