Definitions and frameworks for environmental sustainability in higher education

  title={Definitions and frameworks for environmental sustainability in higher education},
  author={Tarah Wright},
  journal={Higher Education Policy},
  • T. Wright
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Education
  • Higher Education Policy
This article reviews definitions and frameworks for sustainability in higher education by examining a set of major national and international declarations and institutional policies related to environmental sustainability in universities. It identifies emerging themes and priorities, and discusses how these declarations and policies are affecting various institutions in how they frame the central task of becoming sustainable and how they perceive their own commitment to sustainability. 
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