Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.67
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date Oct. 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

Boston University
IN-48: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Stephen Ellis
Director, Data Analytics
BU Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
51 Percent Project

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The 51 Percent Project is a research and data-driven communications initiative that identifies established peer-reviewed principles of climate change communication and makes them accessible to all. Based at Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, the Project is developing a robust digital resource for major media and communicators at all levels who want to improve content creation to inform and engage the public about climate change: facts, risks, opportunities, solutions.

Read more here: https://www.bu.edu/ise/research/the-51-percent-project/


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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This represents FY2020 BU Metrics.

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