Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence


Mission Statement

The mission of the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence (C2E2) is to support the continued improvement of environmental performance in higher education through environmental professional networking, information exchange, the development of professional resources and tools, and the advancement of innovative regulatory models. Environmental performance includes campus regulatory compliance, environmental management, and sustainability initiatives.

Our mission is carried out through bi-monthly meetings, active workgroups, and projects identified by the consortium's membership.


Boston College Boston University

Brown University

Columbia University
Cornell University EHS Cornell Environmental Compliance Office
Duke University Georgetown University Harvard University
Howard University Massachusetts Institute
of Technology
Northeastern University 
Olin College of Engineering Pfizer, Inc.  Princeton University
Rhode Island School of Design Rutgers University
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Tufts University University of Alaska Anchorage University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Alaska Risk Management University of Alaska Southeast University of Connecticut
Univ. of Massachusetts - Boston University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth University of Pennsylvania
Michigan State University University of North Carolina University of Vermont
Vanderbilt University Wellesley College
Williams College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute   Yale University


Membership in the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence is open to all colleges and
universities in the United States.

The membership categories are as follows:

Project XL Participants
$5000 annually
General Membership in New England
$2500 annually
Small College Fee
$1250 annually
Colleges and Universities outside New England
$1000 annually


Tom Balf, Program Director

Michael Last, Esq.
617- 951-1182
Sandy Timmons


Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence
Officers of the Corporation
President Peter Schneider, Boston University
Treasurer Steve Brehio, Northeastern University,
Clerk Robin Izzo, Princeton University,

Executive Committee

Peter Schneider Boston University
Robin Izzo Princeton University
Ralph Stuart University of Vermont
Steve Brehio Northeastern University
Bert Bland Cornell University
Karen Thompson Trinity College
Richard Miller University of Connecticut

Meeting Schedule

All meetings, unless otherwise noted, are held at the offices of Nexus Environmental Partners at One Financial Center in Boston, MA.

The phone number is (617) 951-1181.

The building is conveniently located across the street from South Station (the T, commuter train lines, and Amtrack) and the Bus Depot. Logan Airport is a 10 minute drive. Several parking lots exist in the area, call the office for exact locations.

Due to security, you will need to present an ID and state your destination (Nexus/Rackemann Sawyer) and who you are visiting (Tom Balf) to security on the first floor. Proceed to the 29th floor.

Meeting Times are 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM to include lunch.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Wellesley College, May 17th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Awards and Accomplishments

The Environmental Health and Safety programs at the University of Vermont, the University of Massachusetts-Boston and Boston College received a national award at the International Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) Conference held July 15, 2003, in Nashville, Tenn. for their participation in Project XL. The award recognizes innovative environmental protection practices in higher education

On June 12, 2002, the Campus Consortium for Environmental Excellence was presented with the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) award entitled "The Environmental Merit Award for Leadership by a Non-Profit Organization." Ralph Stuart, President of the C2E2, accepted the award on behalf of all the members.

Project XL Signing Ceremony
On September 28, 1999 at Boston College, Burns Library, a ceremony to sign the final project agreement for the Project XL Site Specific Rulemaking for University Laboratories was held. In attendance were EPA Headquarters, EPA Region I, MADEP, VTDEC, and representatives from Boston College, University of Mass - Boston, and the University of Vermont.