Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.70
Liaison Office of Sustainability
Submission Date July 1, 2013
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Bellevue College
PAE-4: Sustainability Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Deric Gruen
Sustainability and Resource Conservation Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a sustainability plan that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of how multiple stakeholder groups were involved in developing the plan:

• Conduct a SWOC (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Challenges) Analysis of Sustainability at Bellevue College. The SWOC analysis is a qualitative survey among College leadership,
• A College-wide survey of Sustainability efforts;
• Synthesis of SWOC and survey responses that reveal strategic issues;
• Generation of measurable goals that respond to strategic issues;
• Identification of the strategies and corresponding schedules for implementation

A brief description of the plan’s measurable goals :

1) Reduce GHG and resource consumption
2) Engagement and leadership
3) Recognition

A brief description of how progress in meeting the plan’s goals is measured:

1) Reduce GHG and resource consumption:
• MTCO2e, KwH of electricity, Therms of gas, CCF of water, tons refuse
• Utility budget associated with items above
• % drive alone, parking occupancy at peak hr.

2) Engagement and leadership
• Student mailing list / avg. email click rate / participant in events & activities
• Sustainability courses identified
• STARS Rating

3) Recognition
• STARS Rating
• Grants (# and $)
• Press Releases

The website URL where more information about the sustainability plan is available:
The year the plan was developed or last updated:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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