SEI at AASHE 2015

October 8, 2015

Going to AASHE 2015 in a couple weeks? SEI is! Come find us at one of our three events.

First-Ever Best of GRITS Awards

September 30, 2015

SEI is honoring the great work being undertaken at campuses across the country with the first-ever Best of GRITS Awards.

Energy Efficiency Investments Picking Up Steam

September 17, 2015

Growing database hits 1,000 projects milestone, representing $53 million in investments at prominent colleges and other institutions. Read the full press release here.

SEI@10: Celebrating Our Friends

May 14, 2015

More than 150 partners, donors and community members joined in the Sustainable Endowments Institute’s 10th Anniversary celebration on May 7. The gathering honored all those who have collaborated in advancing SEI’s pioneering work since 2005. Click to read SEI’s reflections on the event here.

Introducing GRITS 1.1

April 22, 2015

We’ve improved the original GRITS 1.0 with several new and helpful features. Click here to learn more.

Michigan State: Our March Madness Winner on Energy Efficiency

April 3, 2015

We picked the fighting green Spartans to go all the way to win the championship game. Read why here. (Hint: it has nothing to do with basketball).

The Challenge in the New York Times!

February 7, 2015

The Sustainable Endowments Institute and its flagship project, the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, were featured in the New York Times “Fixes” column on Friday, February 6 in the article, “Investing in Energy Efficiency Pays Off” and became the third most emailed article on the NYT! Read what the people are emailing about here.

SEI Announces New Partnerships with MiAPPA and IGEN

February 3, 2015

It’s January 2015, and we’re back in action after the holiday break. Now that we find ourselves in a new year, SEI is looking ahead to see what the field of sustainability needs and how we can amplify the good work that is already being done on the ground at institutions, organizations, and campuses across North America. But first, some exciting announcements!

Meet The Challenge at AASHE 2014

October 16, 2014

The Billion Dollar Green Challenge team is excited to participate in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE’s) 2014 conference in Portland, Oregon in less than two weeks! Find out where we’ll be presenting here.

The Challenge Featured on NPR

August 19, 2014

On August 6, National Public Radio’s Marketplace, hosted by David Brancaccio, featured the Billion Dollar Green Challenge as a “compelling idea.” Read the full article and listen to Executive Director Mark Orlowski’s on-air interview here.