Sustainability Commitment

BridgeValley is committed to promoting sustainability on campus, in the classroom, and in the community. Sustainability just means integrating environmental, economic and social goals to increase quality of life - now and for future generations.

Institutes of higher education have a unique responsibility to promote sustainability through education and modeling best practices. In addition, because of their responsiveness to community and industry needs, community and technical colleges are in a unique position to foster sustainable workforce and economic development for West Virginia. BridgeValley is committed to providing this sustainability leadership and supporting other schools, organizations, and businesses on their sustainability journey.

BridgeValley measures success according to a Triple Bottom Line:

  • People – Social Equality
  • Profits – Economic Viability
  • Planet – Environmental Stewardship