Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.13
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date July 11, 2013
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Bowdoin College
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

The "Green Bowdoin Alliance," an all-encompassing group with a major focus on getting students involved in Bowdoin's carbon neutrality efforts. Bowdoin's "Green Global Initiatives" group (GGI) operates under that umbrella with a focus on introducing students to green jobs post-college.

List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

1. Campaign to turn off lights in academic buildings - physically turning them off and pressing facilities for automatic sensors. 2. Campaigning regularly in the dining halls for tray-less dining 3."Maine Colleges" meeting to discuss green initiatives among other colleges in Maine 4.Sent a group of students to Washington D.C. to participate in the Keystone XL protest

List other student groups that address sustainability:
Green Athletes, Bowdoin Outing Club, Bowdoin Organic Garden Club,Yellow Bike Club, Bowdoin Co-Op

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:

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