Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.23
Liaison Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Channel Islands
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Energy Manager
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

CI publishes quarterly and annual Sustainability Reports. These reports highlight the different sustainability efforts the campus has done during reporting period, as well as updates on campus utility usage and sustainability tips. The university also has a sustainability focused Instagram account @sustainabilityatcsuci. The account promotes campus sustainability initiatives, sustainability tips, and general information about sustainability.

Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

CSUCI has two GreenScreens installed on campus. The GreenScreens allow sustainability topics to be communicated to CI students, staff, faculty and visitors. The GreenScreens are updated regularly, promoting sustainability efforts, green building features, sustainability projects, sustainability tips, and general awareness to the CI community.

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

An interactive map of the Hydration Stations, Environmentally Friendly Location and Alternative Transportation was designed through google maps to make sure the community knows where everything is located. The Facilities Services Sustainability Office also offers sustainability walking tours upon request. Additionally, CI students created a sustainability story map highlighting sustainability across campus.

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

CSUCI has produced several outreach materials to communicate green living tips. The primary publication is "The Sustainability Handbook: Your how-to guide for living (and working) with a low environmental footprint" that highlights specific tips and practices for sustainable living. We have also produced a bookmark that communicates "how to practice sustainability every day" and a rack card that features sustainable swaps for common items, such as utensils, razors, produce bags, menstrual cups, etc.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

Sustainability is often featured in other campus newsletters and newspapers.

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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