Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.42
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Fullerton
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Phenicia McCullough
Executive Talent Management and Branding, Associate Director
Office of Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

All new staff and management employees attend New Employee Orientation (NEO) offered by Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion. During New Employee Orientation, our new employees are welcomed and provided a wealth of information and resources. Presenters from across campus provide essential information provided by their department.

The Department of Capital Programs and Facilities Management's Sustainability unit has implemented a presentation entitled "Sustainability You Can See," highlighting sustainability on-campus projects and programs. Information regarding office energy efficiency tips, contact information for reporting water leaks and proper waste disposal are also incorporated into the presentation. Other sustainability-related information presented by other departments at the NEO includes:

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) offers a variety of safety training to new employees intended to increase the awareness and promote the safety and health of faculty, staff and students. The environmental health and safety portion of the New Employee Orientation includes the following topics:
- Safety Responsibilities;
- Programs and Policies;
- Chemicals and Hazards;
- Emergency Preparedness;
- Hazard Identification and Reporting;
- Employee Training Programs.

Parking and Transportation offers a variety of alternative transportation options, which are highlighted to the new employees. Alternative transportation options include:

-Walk and Bike

New Faculty Orientation is presented by the Faculty Development Center and incorporates some of the above campus sustainability information. We will be adding sustainability to the Faculty Handbook for 2019, as well as hosting a table at their resource fair in fall of 2019.

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


The Sustainability PowerPoint presentation given to employees is attached.

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