Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Pepperdine is a member of AASHE, which offers events, research informaiton, and networking opprtunities. AASHE is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. By creating a diverse community engaged in sharing ideas and promising practices, AASHE provides administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as the business that serve them, with: thought leadership and essential knowledge resources; outstanding opportunities for professional development; and a unique framework for demonstrating the value and competitive edge created by sustainability initiatives. AASHE defines sustainability in an inclusive way, encompassing human and ecological health, social justice, secure livelihoods, and a better world for all generations.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGC)
Pepperdine is a member of the USGBC, which is a non-profit organization committed to expanding sustainable building practices. As a member, Pepperdine employees may access the USGBC green building resources, get involved in committees, network with other members, and much more.