Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.13
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date July 11, 2013
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Bowdoin College
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

The Sustainability Implementation Committee is responsible for identifying, funding, and tracking greenhouse gas-reducing initiatives, reporting annually on the College’s greenhouse gas emissions, and updating the Carbon Neutrality Implementation Plan every two years.


Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Climate Action Plan Implementation Committee

* S. Catherine Longley, Chair, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration & Treasurer
* Donald Borkowski, Director of Capital Projects
* Keisha Payson, Sustainability Coordinator
* Theodore Stam, Director of Facilities Operations and Maintenance
* Del Wilson, Director of Finance and Campus Services
* Guillermo Herrera, Associate Professor, Economics
* Hadley Horch, Associate Professor, Biology
* John Lichter, Associate Professor in the Natural Sciences, Biology and Associate Professor in the Natural Sciences, Environmental Studies
* David Levine '16 Student - Bowdoin Student Government Sustainability Representative
* Margaret Lindeman '15 Student - Chair of Green Bowdoin Alliance


The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:

Bowdoin's Sustainability office houses the Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin and the Sustainability Communications and Outreach Coordinator. It also houses the student Eco-Rep program. It has an office and work space for coordinating many of the sustainability related events and programs on campus.


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
22

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Keisha Payson

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Coordinator for Sustainable Bowdoin

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin, a full time position, works with the students, faculty, staff, and other members of the community to improve Bowdoin's environmental performance. Working out of Facilities Management, the Sustainability Coordinator works closely with the Facilities Management staff on energy efficiency, waste reduction, and green building practices. The Sustainability Coordinator also supervises the Outreach Coordinator, who runs the student Eco-rep programs.


The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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