Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.15
Liaison Monika Kamboures
Submission Date May 15, 2020
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STARS v2.1

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Monika Kamboures
Sustainability Coordinator
Strategic Initiatives for Administrative Affairs
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

We are a member of Second Nature's Carbon Commitment (formerly the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment).


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

The campus participates in a number of sustainability CSU Affinity group to network with other campus sustainability officers, energy manger, transportation directors, etc.


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
No

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
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Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

Project Blue was submitted for a best practice award as the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference this year. Project Blue restored a riparian habitat on campus while also creating an outdoor classroom.


Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

As a CSU campus we all discuss a variety of sustainability programs, activities, and ideas. As part of our monthly calls each campus discusses a topic of interest to the other campuses.


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

We partner with our local city each year for a water reduction challenge and open many of the campus areas for tours on our efforts to build LEED certified buildings and regenerative design.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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