Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison Asheen Phansey
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Babson College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Asheen Phansey
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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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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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 Babson Sustainability Office is located prominently in the student center, and it serves as the nexus of sustainability on campus.

The mission of the Babson Sustainability Office is to coordinate and expand campus sustainability-related initiatives, to make palpable progress towards Babson's sustainability goals, and to engage and excite the Babson community around sustainability through effective communication and coordination.

In addition, the Sustainability team coordinates and implements several sustainability related campaigns each year.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1.75

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

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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:

In the past three years, the Sustainability Office has, in partnership with other departments on campus:
-Converted the campus to FSC-Mix office paper
-Expanded food waste diversion on campus
-Launched food donation with Dining
-Installed water bottle filling stations
-Implemented Zero Waste events framework
-Worked with faculty to integrate sustainability into the curriculum
-Installed energy-efficient equipment on campus
-Supported the development of LEED construction
-Supported the expansion of the community garden
-Improved the branding and communication of sustainability on campus
-Worked to create a culture of sustainability on campus


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