Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.17
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

American University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Hannah Moskowitz
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

U.S. Green Building Council, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Post-Landfill Action Network, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

U.S. Green Building Council National Capital Region, District of Columbia Mayor’s College and University Sustainability Pledge


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

AASHE Conference & Expo: Sustainable Transportation
Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference: Campus Renewable Energy Procurement: Steps, Strategies, and Stakeholders for Success, Using Building Intelligence Technology to Save Energy, Tracking the Growth of Renewable Energy Use in Higher Ed, How Campus Solar Cuts Carbon and Boosts the Bottom Line


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage for the Greater Washington Board of Trade - Committee Member


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

Collaborated with University of Maryland to execute the Smart and Sustainable Campuses conference.
Sustainability Manager presented on a panel discussion about green jobs and sustainability in the workplace at the College of William & Mary.
Collaborated with other schools in the district around resiliency.


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