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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals chart.

Sustainability

The Wilson College of Textiles integrates sustainability in all that we do to improve our society and protect the environment. By our actions, we demonstrate leadership in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainability is one of the college’s three strategic priorities, as well as one of the five core values.

Sustainability Committee

Wilson College staff, faculty and students first formed the Sustainability Committee in 2017. The group implements sustainability projects within the Textiles Complex buildings. In 2021, their work was recognized with the NC State Sustainability Award in the Innovation and Impact category. 

Two students recycling clothing.

Students Work Towards More Sustainable Industry Through Greater Good Textile Group

The Greater Good Textile Group (GGTG) consists of student advocates for textile ethics. Through projects and events that focus on sustainability, laborer rights, and community services, GGTG supports student who want to have a positive and lasting impact in the textile industry.

Greater Good Textile Group members