Emory University the nation’s top green university

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The U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools named Emory University the No. 1 higher education institution in its “Best of Green Schools 2013” report.

Emory was noted for having “among the highest number of square feet of LEED-certified space of any campus in America,” according to the USGBC. It also lauded Emory’s commitment to maintaining “sustainability as one of its top priorities -- to help restore the global ecosystem, foster healthy living and reduce the university’s impact on the local environment.”

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