Gold

STARS v2.1

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Gold 68.71 Keisha Payson Feb. 28, 2019 Download
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 14.00 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 1.57 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 12.00 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 1.75 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 0.30 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Not Applicable 0.00 /
Community Service Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 9.83 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 2.24 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 3.57 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 1.13 / 4.00
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 Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 1.07 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.15 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.99 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.89 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.78 / 1.00
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 Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.29 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.90 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.46 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 1.80 / 2.00
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 ... read more
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 1.58 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.78 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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 Points
Water Use Complete 0.98 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 2.50 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 0.75 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.44 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 3.34 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 1.12 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 1.18 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Green Athletics Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Campus Pride Index Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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