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IES Abroad Launches Go Green Initiative for Study Abroad Students and Study Centers
October 21st, 2009
As part of its commitment to a greener planet, IES Abroad, one of the United States' largest third-party providers of study abroad experiences, has launched a Go Green Initiative at its international study abroad centers and headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
The initiative not only preserves natural resources and reduces waste, it also offers study abroad students the ability to offset their travel carbon footprint through Carbonfund.org. IES Abroad is also introducing environmentally-themed programs, courses and field study excursions to its curriculum. Student Carbon Offset Program Since international travel emits a significant amount of carbon dioxide, IES Abroad urges...
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Source: VerticalNews Education (2009-10-21)