Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

American University
Tier2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Chris O'Brien
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

A brief description of the student group:

Eco-Sense is American University’s student organization dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability on campus, in the community, and in students’ everyday lives through student awareness, volunteering, promotion of sustainability best-practice on campus, eco-certification, and political activism. The group is committed to fighting climate change by increasing awareness and understanding of human impacts on the environment, as well as conveying the idea that leading an environmentally sustainable life is in the best interests of human beings. All activities aim to incorporate social justice issues as well as to create a healthy and environmentally sustainable future for all.

The website URL where information about the student group is available:

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