STARS 2.1

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME, US


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Gold - expired 68.71 Feb. 27, 2022 Keisha Payson Feb. 28, 2019 Download
Curriculum
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Research
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Credit Status
Research and Scholarship Complete
Support for Research Complete
Open Access to Research Complete
Campus Engagement
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Public Engagement
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Air & Climate
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Credit Status
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete
Outdoor Air Quality Complete
Buildings
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Energy
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Food & Dining
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Bowdoin Dining has a long-term and on-going commitment to grapple seriously with sustainability issues as they relate to the production and service of food and beverages to our campus community. This presents both challenges and ... read more
Credit Status
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete
Sustainable Dining Complete
Grounds
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Credit Status
Landscape Management Complete
Biodiversity Complete
Purchasing
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Transportation
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The College has numerous sustainable commuting options available to students. It offers shuttles for free at night within a mile of campus, and has partnered with local transportation to provide discounted fares to students to ... read more
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete
Waste
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The College utilizes zero-sort recycling and educates its students, staff, and faculty on sustainability through posters, emails, the Sustainability website and/or training. Bowdoin encourages peer-to-peer exchange and reuse of items via their websites and annual ... read more
Credit Status
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete
Hazardous Waste Management Complete
Water
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Bowdoin utilizes a rainwater capture system on the roof of two LEED silver certified residence halls and a LEED platinum certified academic building for toilet flushing in those buildings. The College has also adopted use ... read more
Credit Status
Water Use Complete
Rainwater Management Complete
Coordination & Planning
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Diversity & Affordability
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Investment & Finance
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Credit Status
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing
Wellbeing & Work
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