Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.69
Liaison Laurie Husted
Submission Date June 8, 2020

STARS v2.2

Bard College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Laurie Husted
Sustainability Manager
Bard Office of Sustainability (BoS)
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

It is the incumbent upon our community to lead through sustainable behaviors that help end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. Employees are encouraged to participate in in-person sustainability training offered monthly during lunch, and to use the resources found here. To request a training appointment, please contact us at reduce@bard.edu. The Bard MBA in Sustainability program hosts regular programming including the Sustainable Business Series, Monthly Conversation Series in New York City that bring together sustainable business experts for evening conversations. https://www.bard.edu/mba/publicprograms/

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

The college will reimburse travel and registration costs for relevant conferences. Members of the Bard Office of Sustainability and attend regular conferences such as the AASHE conference, the annual Green Building Conference and LEED credit maintenance. Members of faculty and staff are invited to attend opportunities with sponsored funding through the Green Fund.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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