Gold

STARS v2.1

American University

Washington, DC, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Gold 73.17 Megan Litke Feb. 28, 2018 Download
Curriculum
30.49 / 40.00
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Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 8.49 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 8.00 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Research
15.22 / 18.00
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Research and Scholarship Complete 11.22 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
16.92 / 21.00
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Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 0.67 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Public Engagement
9.25 / 20.00
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Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 0.56 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 1.19 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
9.51 / 11.00
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 9.01 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Buildings
3.91 / 8.00
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Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.51 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 2.40 / 3.00
Energy
7.10 / 10.00
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Building Energy Consumption Complete 4.66 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 2.44 / 4.00
Food & Dining
2.00 / 8.00
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Food and Beverage Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Grounds
3.09 / 4.00
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Landscape Management Complete 1.09 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Purchasing
5.28 / 6.00
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Sustainable Procurement Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.85 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.98 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.45 / 1.00
Transportation
5.06 / 7.00
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Campus Fleet Complete 0.43 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.68 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.95 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Waste
5.09 / 10.00
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Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 3.23 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.86 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Water
6.98 / 7.00
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Water Use Complete 4.98 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
7.75 / 8.00
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Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 3.75 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Diversity & Affordability
8.12 / 10.00
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Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.89 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 3.23 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
2.00 / 7.00
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Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
1.95 / 7.00
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Employee Compensation Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.95 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Green Event Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Grounds Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Pre-Submission Review Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Campus Pride Index Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Credit Status Points
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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