Awards on Sustainability UI Global Greenmetric Ranking 2013-2019 (No. 1 Sustainable University in the Philippines) First academic institution in the Philippines to join the International Association of Universities - Higher Education for Sustainable Development (IAU-HESD) portal In 2014, DLSU-D received the Global Green Award, an initiative of the Paris-based Otherways Management Association Club (OMAC). National Winner, PLDT-SMART National Search for Most Sustainable and Eco-friendly School in the Philippines in 2011. Dark Green School accreditation by the Philippine Network of Educators for the Environment in 2009. Granted as one of the Academic Centers of Excellence (ACE) in Biodiversity Conservation in 2005 by the Haribon Foundation. Anvil Award of Merit for "BLACK Out, GREEN In" Public Relations Program on Environment/Sustainable Development. Gawad Aguinaldo sa Kapaligiran Award for being a model school in Solid Waste Management in 2009.