• Center for Social Innovation & Enterprise joins SI

    We are delighted to share that UNH’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise (CSIE) – a joint venture of Paul College of Business and Economics and the Carsey School of Public Policy since 2015 - has joined with UNH’s Sustainability Institute (UNHSI) and moved its base of operations to the Institute. 

    Read the press release.

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    Compost Pilot

    We want to expand composting at UNH. Help us by volunteering for our Compost Pilot.

    Sign up here! 

  • STARS Platinum Seal
    UNH Earns Highest National Rating for Sustainability

    We are thrilled to announce that UNH has achieved a Platinum rating for sustainability.  Thank you for making our campus a sustainable learning community!

    Click here to read the press release.

  • 2019 Summer Sustainability Fellowships

    We are thrilled to introduce our 2019 Sustainability Fellows!

    Click here to learn more about this year's fellows.

    Click here to learn more about the Sustainability Fellows program.

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Changemaker Education

Create positive change for the good of all.

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Sustainability Dual Major

Open to undergraduates from any college or major.

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Waste & Recycling

Help make UNH a zero waste place.

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Events

October
28

NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge - ENTER & WIN! All day event

All day event: Welcome to the 2019 SVIC!The SVIC is an idea-stage competition designed to engage ALL New Hampshire students and community members in addressing some of society's most pressing social and environmental challenges by designing novel, sustainable and business-oriented solutions. Winners receive awards that help bring needed resources to advance these promising models. Barriers to entry into the competition are low - no detailed business plans or financials are required! Learn more.Registration to compete in the 2019 SVIC is OPEN! SUBMIT YOUR INTENT TO APPLY! Deadline to submit materials: October 28, 2019, 9AM (EST) SAVE THE DATE | SVIC 2019 LIVE Final Round Presentations, Awards & Keynote AddressThursday, November 21, 2019Learn more.
November
21

NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge - LIVE Final Round 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Holloway Commons Squamscot Room: Join us for the concluding day of the 7th annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge: a day of inspiration, information, networking, and celebration of New Hampshire’s student and community social entrepreneurs! This initiative of the University of New Hampshire has been organized by the Center of Social Innovation and Enterprise in conjunction with the Carsey School of Public Policy, Paul College of Business and Economics, UNHInnovation, UNH Sustainability Institute, and Net Impact UNH.November 21, 2019Schedule of Events:9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. | Registration, Coffee & Networking | Holloway Commons, First Floor9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | Welcome & Opening Ceremony | Holloway Commons, First Floor10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Final Round Presentations Student Track Finalists | Holloway Commons, Squamscott RoomCommunity Track Finalists Track | Holloway Commons, Piscataqua RoomFrom a large pool of competitors, the eight finalists in each of the community and student tracks present their ideas and answer questions from a distinguished panel of judges. 12:40 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | SVIC Awards, Social Innovator of the Year Award, & Keynote | MUB, Granite State Room 12:40 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | SVIC Awards, Social Innovator of the Year Award, & Keynote | MUB, Granite State RoomREGISTER TO ATTEND

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