Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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Auburn University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Michael Kensler
Director Sustainability Operations
Office of Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,008

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Selected language from the Auburn University 2008 Strategic Plan, that is representative of the document's commitment to sustainability:
"Energy efficiency, waste reduction, and
systems approaches to campus activities will facilitate managing operational cost and
achieving sustainability."
"We will develop and adopt "green building" or LEED guidelines for new
construction and renovations."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

From the 2008 Strategic Plan:
"The University will pursue new projects in the areas
of sustainability, wellness, and health sciences."
"The sustainability goals established by Auburn will be complementary to the focus of the Wellness and Sustainability Center."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

From the 2008 Strategic Plan: "Efficiency gains will be both an important source of funds and a vital demonstration to all constituencies of the University's good stewardship. As an institution devoted to learning, Auburn must constantly strive to improve
itself. Making better use of scarce resources is an evergreen management challenge that is
made even more important by our deepening commitment to sustainability."


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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