International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education: Volume 19 Issue 7


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Assessing sustainability reports of US universities

Remmer Sassen, Leyla Azizi

The purpose of this study is to assess sustainability reports of US universities to provide findings on the relative importance of disclosure topics.


The role of business intelligence in sustainability reporting for South African higher education institutions

Andre Calitz, Samual Bosire, Margaret Cullen

This paper aims to show that business intelligence (BI) is a key component of a sustainability-reporting framework for higher education institutions (HEIs).


Experiential learning in “innovation for sustainability”: An evaluation of teaching and learning activities (TLAs) in an international masters course

Adrian V. Ely

The urgent challenges of sustainability require novel teaching methods facilitating different types of learning. The purpose of this paper is to examine the important role of…


Competing priorities: lessons in engaging students to achieve energy savings in universities

Richard Bull, Joanna Romanowicz, Neil Jennings, Marina Laskari, Graeme Stuart, Dave Everitt

This paper aims to present findings from an EU-funded international student-led energy saving competition (SAVES) on a scale previously unseen. There are multiple accounts of…


Greening Lafayette: a model for building sustainable community

Benjamin Cohen, Kira T. Lawrence, Andrea Armstrong, Miranda Wilcha, Alexa Gatti

A coalition of students, professors, administrators and operational staff at Lafayette College designed an environmental module to integrate in-class curricular education with…

Climate adaptation planning in the higher education sector

Niina Kautto, Alexei Trundle, Darryn McEvoy

There is a growing interest in climate change action in the higher education sector. Higher education institutions (HEIs) play an important role as property owners, employers…

Characteristics of UK higher education institutions that disclose sustainability reports

Remmer Sassen, Dominik Dienes, Johanna Wedemeier

This study aims to focus on the following research question: Which institutional characteristics are associated with sustainability reporting by UK higher education institutions?

Competency-oriented education for sustainable development: Lessons from five courses on energy poverty

Mandy Singer-Brodowski, Katrin Grossmann, Stephan Bartke, Sandra Huning, Theresa Weinsziehr, Nina Hagemann

Energy poverty can be seen as a relatively new, but typical sustainability problem in which various dimensions (ecology, society and economy) are interlinked and in part conflict…

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