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Sustainability Awards

The submission deadline for 2019 awards is March 29, 2019.

 

Congratulations to the 2018 medal winners!

Grand Prize Winner 
Harvard University 

Outreach and Education
Gold – Boston College
Silver – University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Bronze – Concordia College 

Waste Management
Gold – Carleton University
Silver – Harvard University
Bronze – University of Washington

Procurement Practices
Gold – University of Rochester 
Silver – Montana State University
Bronze – George Mason University


The NACUFS Sustainability Awards annually recognize and honor member institutions that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the promotion and implementation of environmental sustainability, specifically as it relates to campus dining operations. The NACUFS Sustainability Awards support the globally accepted triple bottom line philosophy, a method of evaluating operational performance by measuring financial success as well as environmental sustainability and social responsibility—also known as “people, planet, profit.”

With the creation of these unique awards, NACUFS leads the foodservice industry in recognizing the pivotal role that dining services play in the overall sustainability goals of a campus and the daunting challenge that the dining services staff face in satisfying customers and generating revenue while simultaneously minimizing environmental impact.

The annual awards contest will recognize excellence in sustainable campus dining with a gold, silver, and bronze award in each of five operational categories: