Winthrop University: Office of Sustainability

Office of Sustainability

"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." Albert Einstein

Sustainability is generally defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. Therefore, sustainability is to simultaneously advance economic vitality, ecological integrity, and social welfare. Winthrop University is committed to sustainability and to serving as a positive example through sustainable practice.  

Winthrop University is a Talloires Declaration signatory, a member of The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), and a Tree Campus Higher Education recognized campus by the Arbor Day Foundation.  The Office of Sustainability is a Safe Zone; all students that this zone is safe and free from discrimination.

This interactive map shows sustainable initiatives found on Winthrop's campus.

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Last Updated: 8/31/22