Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.39
Liaison Laura Draucker
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Amherst College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Laura Draucker
Director of Sustainability
Office of Environmental Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:
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Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Environmental Sustainability has 1 FTE Sustainability Director, 1 halftime post-bac coordinator, 1 FTE Farm Manager, 1.5 casual farm hands, and 1 FTE post-bac assistant to the Farm Manager.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
5

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Laura Draucker, Director of Sustainability

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The Office of Environmental Sustainability was established in 2014 to further support our efforts to improve our operational sustainability and engage students on sustainability issues both inside and outside the classroom. Since its creation, the OES has established a committee to develop the college's first Climate Action Plan,


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