Sustainable AUC

Sustainable AUC

AUC is supporting academic research to address climate change, but we also know it’s just as important to create a sustainable environment at home.  

We tackle sustainability from every angle; decreasing the University's carbon footprint, promoting environmental research and education, implementing recycling programs and raising public awareness.  In order to carry out these projects, AUC has established the Office of Sustainability and the Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)–a result of the merger of the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) and the Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE).

Sustainable Campus

AUC has taken several measures to foster a “clean and green” campus environment from developing a sustainable trash management system and building the University’s first extensive green roof. 

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CARES

CARES: Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability is a result of the merger of the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) and Research Institute for Sustainable Environment (RISE).

AUC's Sustainable Campus Day and Farmer's Market invites the University and local communities to learn about green initiative

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Students Establish Sustainable Rooftop Community Garden in Informal Cairo Neighborhood

Students in the Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology established a sustainable rooftop community garden in the informal 

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Carbon Footprint 2019

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Carbon Footprint Brochure

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Neighborhood Initiative

The establishment of a Neighborhood Initiative on AUC's Tahrir and New Cairo campuses presents an opportunity for AUC to reflect on place-based strategies that combine elements of civic engagement and anchor strategies relevant to the region.

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Tobacco-free Campus

At the start of the Spring 2018 semester, AUC began a process that will transform both of our campuses, Tahrir and New Cairo, into a completely smoke-free and tobacco-free environment by the start of our centennial celebration in February 2019.

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