Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture?:

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire campus community (students and employees) directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Without a follow-up assessment of the same cohort or representative samples of the same population

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:

The Toros Take Charge sustainability pledge was e-mailed out campus-wide (faculty, staff, students) at the beginning of the fall 2019 semester. This was designed to encourage students, staff, and faculty to commit to actionable behaviors while on campus to support sustainability and orient them to available sustainability services in the process.

A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:

A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:

Toros Take Charge Pledge: https://forms.gle/A9DYGrqxyUejjS8M9

A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:

The entire campus community was e-mailed with the online pledge and encouraged to participate. The online pledge was open from the start of Fall semester with a one-time opportunity drawing administered in October.

A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment:

There were 104 respondents who all checked boxes for particular sustainability behaviors/services which was designed to increase awareness of these services.

Website URL where information about the assessment of sustainability culture is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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