Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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American University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Emily Curley
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

The Office of Sustainability has produced several case-studies on LED lights, bottled water reduction, and copy paper and printer initiatives to reduce waste. American U staff and students also led or participated in four presentations and a poster session at the 2010 AASHE conference.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

American University is an AASHE member.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

American collaborates with regional campus partners on sustainability through a group called "Metro DC Sustainability" that includes representatives from Georgetown, George Washington, University of the District of Columbia, George Mason, and Johns Hopkins, among others. AU hosted a day-long workshop with this group in December 2010 focused on stormwater management techniques for campuses in the Washington D.C. metro area.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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