Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.13
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date July 11, 2013
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Bowdoin College
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
Yes

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

Every month, or as needed, there is a new employee orientation which includes a segment describing sustainability initiatives at Bowdoin, such as Bowdoin's Carbon Neutrality Commitment. This orientation also educates new employees on using Bowdoin's zero sort recycling program, the Zipcar program, the Building Dashboard energy monitoring system, and other green initiatives on campus. Each year there is also a new faculty orientation which covers the same topics. New faculty and employee orientations no longer include a bound paper employee manual, considerably reducing paper usage.


The website URL for the information about sustainability in new employee orientation:
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