Greening the Bottom Line 2023

August 2, 2023

The Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) is releasing a new report today—Greening the Bottom Line: Advancing Institutional Sustainability Goals with Green Revolving Funds (GRFs). GRFs are an internal financing tool dedicated to investing in projects that reduce an institution’s carbon emissions, energy consumption, water use and/or waste production, and revolving the ensuing utility cost savings to […]

December Newsletter: Is GRITS the perfect addition to your holiday menu?

December 18, 2019

Hello Everyone! We know you are tracking energy and sustainability progress, not just who’s been naughty or nice. We wanted to quickly share FREE resources that can support your sustainability work. GRITS Goals: Building a Path Towards Carbon Neutrality GRITS is already helping replace spreadsheets for tracking energy, financial, and carbon savings from users’ sustainability […]

October Newsletter: GRITS is better for you than Halloween candy!

October 17, 2019

Greetings from the front lines of energy efficiency project tracking. We know you are busy, so we wanted to quickly share new free resources aimed at supporting your sustainability work and highlights from our community of users. GRITS 3.5 is Live We recently released the newest version of GRITS, headlined by the new Notification Center. […]

Announcing GRITS 3.5!

October 10, 2019

GRITS 3.5 adds an entirely new feature—the Notification Center—which brings a new dimension to the platform: user-to-user connection and learning. Other developments include enhanced accuracy when calculating carbon savings and features that welcome UK institutions into the GRITS universe. Keep reading for more details or log into GRITS now to see the upgrades for yourself! […]

Expanding the Billion Dollar Green Challenge

December 27, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to provide a quick update about an important change to the Billion Dollar Green Challenge. After seven successful years under the current model, The Challenge will be eliminating the annual administrative fee paid by participants. Starting with each member’s renewal in 2019, there will be no fee […]

Announcing GRITS 3.0!

August 23, 2018

The launch of GRITS 3.0 brings many new features designed to make GRITS even more customizable—especially through the new tag (custom groups) feature. The Reports tab has been streamlined while adding additional chart options. Keep reading for more details or log into GRITS now to see the upgrades for yourself! Wiki Getting assistance when using […]

Announcing GRITS 2.0!

December 6, 2017

We are excited to launch GRITS 2.0, which includes a host of new sharing features (project-level sharing, a Public Library, and an embeddable Public Dashboard), integration with EPA’s Portfolio Manager tool, currency conversion, and several other additions. To learn more about GRITS and stay updated on exciting new developments, visit the GRITS website! Log in […]

What’s New in GRITS 1.7!

December 15, 2016

Check out the new updates in GRITS 1.7, including custom emission scenarios, custom resource price forecasting, geolocation of facilities and campuses, a new chat feature, and more!

SEI at AASHE 2016

October 6, 2016

Going to AASHE 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland? Come join us at our upcoming presentations!

Building a Broader Case for GRFs on Campus

August 16, 2016

Learn about how Aquinas College’s launched their GRF with full campus support in a guest post by Aquinas College GRF Director Dr. Todd Yarbrough here.