Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.57
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date May 20, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lacey Raak
Sustainability Director
Campus Planning and Development
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
First Campus registered for the Living Community Challenge

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:
The Living Community Challenge is an ambitious program that CSUMB has integrated into its Master Plan. As the first campus registrant CSUMB has submitted is Vision Plan for a Living Community, which incorporates the 9 petals of the Living Community Challenge. The Living Community Challenge is organized into seven performance areas (Petals). Each performance area has a number of more detailed requirements (Imperatives). PLACE PETAL Restoring a healthy interrelationship with nature. WATER PETAL Creating developments that operate within the water balance of a given place and climate. ENERGY PETAL Relying only on current solar income. HEALTH & HAPPINESS PETAL Creating environments that optimize physical and psychological health and well being. MATERIALS PETAL Endorsing products that are safe for all species through time. EQUITY PETAL Supporting a just and equitable world. BEAUTY PETAL Celebrating plans that purpose transformative change.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Coordination & Planning

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
This project also had (and will continue to have direct student/academic support) https://csumb.edu/naturalsciences/students-apply-csumbs-living-community-challenge-across-campus

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.