Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.78
Liaison Rose Armour
Submission Date May 6, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

American University of Sharjah
IN-5: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Rose Armour
Head of Sustainability
AUS Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets Yes
Sustainable catering (e.g. sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) Yes
Paper consumption (e.g. minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) Yes
Energy efficiency (e.g. equipment and lighting) No
Waste minimization and diversion Yes
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program, including the specific components selected above:

We have a published green event guide, please see link below. We work with student groups and various departments to guide them through the planning process for an event. Helping them think of various ways to meet the different criteria. Our guide addresses promotion, catering, purchasing, waste/disposal, transportations and external exhibitor best practices.

The guide has been incorporated into the Office of Student Affairs criteria for events. The students are required to follow the guide and reach out to our office if they need assistance or have quetions.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.