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

STARS v2.2

Arizona State University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Corey Hawkey
Assistant Director
University Sustainability Practices
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

1) Staff Sustainability Committee
It looks for understanding issues impacting environmental sustainability and identifying programs and services available, and recommending changes, enhancements, or establishments of programs to address these issues. https://staffcouncil.asu.edu/committees/sustainability

2) The Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund (SIRF) Committee
It is comprised of seven ASU senior administrators from diverse disciplines. The Arizona State University Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund was established in Fiscal Year 2010 to invest in projects that foster and enable sustainability efforts and provide an economic return on investment. SIRF funds are available to all ASU community members. The SIRF committee provides oversight and convenes monthly to review and approve project requests recommended by Facilities Development and Management and Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting and quarterly to review project progress reports. The SIRF committee has the authority to approve projects up to $100,000. https://cfo.asu.edu/sirf-about-committee


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Staff Sustainability Committee
Names Affiliation Role
Abigail Graves School of Sustainability University staff
Adero Allison Disability Resources University staff
Alexander Davis Office University Initiatives University staff
Alexandra Carrillo Auxiliary Business Services University staff
Alita Eberlein OKED Staff Support University staff
Amy Scoville-Weaver OKED Corporate Engagement & Strategic Partnerships University staff
Arnetta Courtney EdPlus at ASU University staff
Ashley Wilkins Piper Center University staff
Belinda Richey Upward Bound Classified staff
Bhavani Sargunam Admission Services University staff
Bryan Barker ASU Wrigley Institute University staff
Caden Gillespie B&F Business Center HR University staff
Caitlyn Baker Office University Initiatives University staff
Cheryl Warren ASU Government & Community Engagement University staff
Christopher Thuenen Learning and Student Success University staff
Claudia Willett Distinctive Collections Academic Professional
Denice Diab EdPlus at ASU University staff
Emmery Ledin Memorial Union University staff
Jamie Larue Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts, Dean's office University staff
Jarelly Gomez College of Health Solutions University staff
Jeanette Beck School Film, Dance & Theater University staff
Jennifer Moyer Facility Maintenance Department Tempe University staff
Jenny Bickford Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations Foundation staff (non-ASU)
Joel Hansen Facility Maintenance Department Tempe University staff
John Herrera Facility Maintenance West University staff
Jordan Thomas Thunderbird School of Global Management Administration University staff
Joshua Ellner Zero Waste Classified staff
Karin Moen Department of Physics University staff
Katherine Schumacher Zero Waste University staff
Kayleen Lilly School of Life Sciences University staff
Kelsey Gaude Zero Waste University staff
Kirbi Dorozinsky Purchasing & Business Services University staff
Kirsten Kraklio The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences University staff
Kristen Johnson Communications and Donor Relations University staff
Kristen Lee Biodesign Center for Molecular Design & Biomimetics University staff
Kristin Olafsdottir Fulton School of Engineering University staff
Kristin Travagline Psychology Student
Lesley Michalegko School of Public Affairs University staff
Linda Anderson University Staff Council Classified staff
Lindsey Donhauser Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions University staff
Loretta Martinez Admission Services University staff
Lynn Pratte School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering University staff
Maria Coca Academic Senate University staff
Marta Zienkiewicz CHS Student Success Hub University staff
Megan Nestor Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College University staff
Melissa Delgado School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences University staff
Melissa Vasley Knowledge Enterprise Facilities University staff
Myken Lunceford Thunderbird School of Global Management University staff
Nicholas Cookson Sustainability Practices University staff
Patricia Odle Communications and Donor Relations University staff
Rachel Koch Zero Waste University staff
Rafael de Luna III Capital Programs Management University staff
Rebekah Nash School of Politivs and Global Studies University staff
Rita McGlynn Barrett Honors College - Admissions and Recruitment University staff
Robert Sampson School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering University staff
Ryan Johnson School of Sustainability University staff
Sarah Gates ORSPA Proposals & Negotiation University staff
Selina Kohl ES Information Systems Development University staff
Shane Hunt Learning and Student Success University staff
Sheyenne Dodds Knowledge Enterprise Facilities University staff
Sonia Lopez College of Law University staff
Stefanie Botner International Students Scholar University staff
Susan Norton Sustainability Practices University staff
Suzanne Martin CONHI Academic Operations University staff
Tamara Reed Open Stacks University staff
Tiffanny Rauch School of Earth and Space Exploration University staff
Tuong-Vi Le ASUHS Health Initiatives University staff
Victoria Palmenberg College of Health Solutions University staff
Vinicius Lima CISA - Science and Mathematics University staff

The Sustainability Initiatives Revolving Fund (SIRF) Committee
Names Affiliation Role
Bruce Jensen Facilities Development and Management (FDM) University staff
Bruce Nevel FDM University staff
Cheryl Kimball Financial Services University staff
Gerald DaRosa FDM University staff
Joanne Wamsley Financial Services University staff
Mick Dalryplme, University Sustainability Practices University staff
Nichol Luoma, University Business Services University staff
Phillip Plentzas FDM University staff
Matthew Smith Office of Planning and Budget University staff


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The University Sustainability Practices office is the central office enacting Arizona State University’s sustainability initiatives and tracking sustainability accomplishments. The purpose of the University Sustainability Practices Office is to identify challenges and opportunities to help change operations and individual behaviors across all units to meet the University’s sustainability goals.

In addition to the central University Sustainability Practices Office, sustainability work is done by people from across ASU: Zero Waste, Energy Innovations, staff in Sun Devil Dining, Educational Opportunity and Student Services, Changemaker Central, Residential Life, Memorial Union, Facilities Development and Management, Staff Council Sustainability Committee, the Wrigley Institute, Global Futures Initiative, Green Devil Network, UTO, Sun Devil Athletics, Sun Devil Fitness Center, Health & Wellness, Marketing Hub, Environmental Health and Safety, Events, Purchasing, Parking and Transit Services, Auxiliary Services, Ground Services, Print Services, Business and Finance, the Provost’s Office, many colleges, many student organizations, University Student Government all support ASU's sustainability goals.


Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
11

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

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Nichol Luoma, Vice President, University Business Services & Chief Sustainability Officer; Mick Dalrymple, Dir. of University Sustainability Practices

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

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

The Global Futures Laboratory is the umbrella under which many of ASU’s sustainability efforts are coordinated. Its mission is to develop options for proactive planetary management in order to achieve sustained habitability and improved well-being for all humankind.

The Global Futures Laboratory provides key engagement spaces for scientists, educators and leaders across ASU and around the world to address critical issues related to the future of planet Earth. Rather than solving problems after they arise, we seek to design a future in which humanity not only survives, but thrives.

The following departments / programs / centers are under:

o Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
o Center for Biodiversity Outcomes
o Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems
o Future H2O
o Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research
o Global Drylands Center
o School of Sustainability
o Executive and Professional Education
o Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Teachers’ Academy
o Global Development Research
o Study Abroad
o Project Cities
o Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service
o Knowledge Exchange for Resilience
o Center for Negative Carbon Emissions
o New Carbon Economy Consortium
o UREx Sustainability Research Network
o Healthy Urban Environments (HUE)
o LightWorks
o University Sustainability Practices
o Earth League
o Global Consortium for Sustainability Outcomes
o The Sustainability Consortium
o Entrepreneurship + Innovation
o Sustainable Development Solutions Network
o Global Locust Initiative
o Decision Theater
o Sustainability Solutions Festival
o Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums
o Julie Ann Wrigley Speaker Series
o Sustainability Speaker Series
o Waste Not Blog

https://globalfutures.asu.edu/

In addition to the Global Futures Laboratory, there are more departments that support sustainability at ASU: Facilities, Development, and Management, Sun Devil Dining, Parking and Transit, etc.

Compared to 2007:
ASU has reduced net emissions 17% despite increasing gross square footage by 33% and enrollment by 37%. Additionally, net emissions are down per gross square foot by 38% and net emissions per FTE by 40%.
More information about ASU’s sustainability accomplishments can be found here:
Global Futures Laboratory Solutions
https://globalfutures.asu.edu/#solutions

Sustainability Operations Annual Review 2018 https://cfo.asu.edu/sustainability-reports


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