Sustainability Hub for Innovation & Environment
SHINE serves to advance sustainability within the NMU campus and throughout the community through the embodiment of two of NMU’s core values: Innovation and the Environment.
Supporting, encouraging, and contributing to a diverse and sustainable world.
SHINE advocates for change and initiates action by collaborating with partners in our region who want to address their environmental impact with strategic, sustainability-informed decisions.
SHINE aligns with partners that offer resources and best practices for social good and brings together those making a positive impact on their employees, communities, and environment.
On Campus Initiatives
SHINE strives to protect NMU’s beautiful physical surroundings by promoting awareness and responsibility and inspiring innovative sustainable solutions, behavioral changes, and environmental ethics.
SHINE’s peer-to-peer education program offers students the resources and knowledge to solve sustainability issues and encourages habit modification to make a collective difference on campus.
SHINE writes sustainability narratives and implements transformational sustainability projects by providing insight and actionable recommendations based on research, strategy, and big picture ideas.