Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.65
Liaison Jillian Buckholz
Submission Date April 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, East Bay
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jillian Buckholz
Director of Sustainability
Academic Affairs
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Campus Sustainability Committee

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

Cal State East Bay Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC) was created in Spring 2015 in order to fulfill: the California State University System Sustainability Policy; the campus’ Shared Strategic Commitment to, “contribute to a sustainable planet through our academic programs, university operations, and individual behavior,” its sustainability Institutional Learning Outcome to “act responsibly and sustainably at local, national, and global levels,” and in response to the signing of the Carbon Commitment by President Morishita, which includes a requirement to establish an institutional structure to oversee the development and implementation of the associated requirements.

Purpose: Through transparent decision-making and open discussion forums, the CSC will advise campus entities on issues related to environmental, economic, and social sustainability.

Function: The objectives of the CSC include, but are not limited to:

Promote and support a culture of sustainability at Cal State East Bay
Enhance the sustainability literacy of students, faculty, and staff
Review research of past and current sustainability initiatives in higher education
Coordinate and implement plans, projects, programs, policies and procedures
to make campus operations more sustainable
Review new and existing campus sustainability goals and program metrics
Assess, monitor, and update sustainability practices and procedures
Recommend new or enhanced sustainability strategies to campus divisions for consideration, as appropriate
Partner and collaborate with campus entities and the community
Advise the Office of Sustainability
Disseminate information about campus sustainability efforts throughout the campus, community, and beyond

The City of Hayward Environmental Services Manager position is an Ex-Officio member of the CSC.

http://www.csueastbay.edu/sustainability/commitments/csc.html


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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