Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.75
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date March 16, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 3.00 Lacey Raak
Sustainability Director
Campus Planning and Development
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Climate Action Compact

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 supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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

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:

The Monterey Bay Regional Climate Action Compact is an action network of government agencies, educational institutions, private businesses, non-profit, and non-governmental organizations who are committed to working collaboratively to address the causes and effects of global climate change through local initiatives that focus on economic vitality and reduce environmental impacts for the region.

Climate Action Compact partners develop and implement initiatives that focus on accomplishing these primary objectives:

Regional Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions
Economic Development, Job Creation/Retention
Climate Change Awareness and Education
Strategic Climate Change Adaptation

http://climateactioncompact.org/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Central Coast Climate Collaborative

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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):
Not Sure

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):

The central coast climate collaborative is part of the state climate collaborative which strive to:

Composed of collaboratives organized to address climate in particular regions of California, ARCCA is dedicated to helping the state prepare for impacts of climate change
Through collaboration each region will accomplish more than by working alone and can better help the State succeed in protecting Californians
ARCCA will generally operate by democratic principles and seek to reach consensus as much as possible through dialogue and negotiation
Recognizing that regions have different climate adaptation priorities, ARCAA will focus efforts where there is common ground
Each collaborative will share information that it believes will be valuable to other regions, including pilot projects and case studies, best practices, funding models and partnerships
We will seek to be inclusive of other regions in the state interested in participating and be a resource to those outside California where appropriate
We will strive to find common objectives to develop joint funding opportunities
Our common voice will increase the credibility and effectiveness of our efforts to inform state and federal policy, guidance and resource allocation

http://coastalresilience.org/event/summit-central-coast-climate-collaborative-inaugural-summit-2017/


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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