Eco-Schools is an environmental education and accreditation program for educational institutions that was initiated by the United Nations in the 1990’s. It runs in around 60 countries. It is led by The Foundation for Environmental Education in Copenhagen, Denmark, and by Keep Australia Beautiful in Australia.
The program offers a 7 Step framework with accompanying guidelines and resources and an opportunity for participants to gain formal accreditation with Bronze, Silver and Green Flags. An overview of the 7 Steps and accreditation criteria can be found here on the Our Program page of this website.