Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.28
Liaison Austin Eriksson
Submission Date Feb. 29, 2016
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California State University, Northridge
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Austin Eriksson
Sustainability Program Manager
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

CSU Northridge is seen as a leader in sustainability education and information sharing. The Institute for sustainability was established in 2009 and since then has presented a several leading sustainability conferences (AASHE, CHESC, This Way to Sustainability, etc.) Our FPDC department has also presented at several of these conferences sharing our best practices in managing our physical campus. Many of these presentations and resources can be found on our website (csun.edu/sustainability).

The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

CSU Northridge is a member of several sustainability affiliates including: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), United State Green Building Council (USGBC), Second Nature (Climate Commitment) CSU Sustainability Monthly Conference Call, and the UC/ CSU Energy Partnership.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

CSU Northridge hosted the first ever CSU Sustainability Officers Meeting. This meeting gathers the sustainability officers across the 23 CSU campuses to discuss leading sustainability issues and initiatives that our campuses are working on.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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