Belmont University has achieved Gold in the Green area of Mayor Karl Dean’s Workplace Challenge for being a local environmental hero for its leadership in reducing the environmental impacts of its operations and buildings. Belmont also achieved Gold in the Involved area of the Mayor’s Workplace Challenge for being a local community champion for its leadership in actively promoting volunteer service inside and outside the workplace.
The Mayor’s Workplace Challenge is a new city initiative to recognize and encourage healthy living in the workplace. Its aim is to improve in the areas that most contribute to a high quality of life and healthy living including being green, involved in the community and being healthy. The inaugural Workplace Challenge is part of the city’s efforts to move Nashville toward a greener, healthier and more involved future.
“Through the Workplace Challenge, I am asking businesses and organizations throughout Nashville to step up and show just how big an impact they can make on the livability of our city,” Mayor Karl Dean said.
Through these achievements, Belmont is considered a champion in making the workplace better for employees, students and the surrounding community. This actively reflects Belmont’s mission to be a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.