Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 87.10
Liaison Alex Davis
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Arizona State University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alex Davis
Asst. Director
University Sustainability Practices
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

The weekly Sustainability Digest e-newsletter announces sustainability-related seminars, meetings, colloquiums, lectures, brown bags, announcements of interest, and job opportunities.

ASU uses a variety of social media platforms to promote sustainability. ASUGreen is the primary Twitter handle. Several other accounts on Facebook and Twitter support sustainability including but not limited to Zero Waste, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, Poly Community Garden, and more.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

Sustainability signage is dispersed across ASU's LEED Certified facilities and other facilities with sustainability attributes. Wrigley Hall has extensive signage and is used frequently as an educational tour resource for the ASU community and visitors.

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The 1.2-mile sustainability walking tour highlights LEED-certified buildings, solar installations, and a variety of examples that comprise the University's integrated, university-wide approach to sustainability.


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

ASU's Sustainability Certification Program features a certification in Housing which assists participants in incorporating sustainability in the home, residence hall, or apartment. See the "Additional documentation to support the submission" section.

University Sustainability Practices in cooperation with Residential Life has developed a residential life manual and training for community assistants to incorporate sustainability education into their programming.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

Our prospectus, Sustainability @ ASU, provides an overview of ASU’s efforts to advance sustainability, both across the university and beyond. It serves to illustrate how sustainability underlies our teaching, learning and doing.


Our annual sustainability highlights magazine features sustainability achievements and stories:

The Residence Life Guidebook for Sustainability Ambassadors is provided as an additional document.

Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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