Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.58
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date April 26, 2017
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Boston University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Boston University regularly engages with other institutions through conferences, meetings, conference calls and emails. The University President is an active member of the Mayor of Boston's Green Ribbon Commission established to help the City meet its Climate Action Plan targets. The Commission and its sub-committees meet regularly with other area universities and businesses. The Sustainability Director, Assistant Director, Sustainability Coordinator for Dining Services, faculty, and students all contribute to panels and presentations at conferences and meetings of many of the organizations listed below.

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Boston Green Ribbon Commission
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
AASHE Green Gigawatt Partnership
The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)
The Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium (NECSC)
The Society of College and University Planning (SCUP)
The Urban Land Institute (ULI)

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

BU Dining Services collaborates with sustainability managers and stewards from across the country, through the Aramark Higher Education Sustainability network. Through regular conference calls, meetings, conferences and general collaboration, best practices, challenges and idea sharing are exchanged.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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