Grist Magazine has named UBC number seven in its global list of top 15 green colleges and universities list, ahead of Stanford and California State University. The magazine notes that UBC is Canada's first and only university to receive Campus Ecology Recognition from the U.S.-based National Wildlife Federation and it recognizes the university's sustainable development policy and Sustainability Office.
Grist is an online environmental magazine launched in 1999 with a monthly readership of 700,000. It has published Top 15 Green lists on a variety of topics including global cities, movies, politicians and musicians.
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