Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Cheri Chastain
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2013
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California State University, Chico
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired James Pushnik
Director and Rawlins Professor of Environmental Literacy
Institute for Sustainable Development
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

"Sustainability research explores the interdependencies of societal resilience and the development of a vital economy balanced with the need to ensure healthy environmental conditions for future generations. Sustainability research employs a systems-thinking approach to understand and describe the complex interconnections of the global environment and identifies solutions through the lens of multidisciplinary knowledge."


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

A survey instrument addressing sustainability curriculum and research activities was developed by the Institute for Sustainable Development and broadly circulated within the campus community.


Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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