Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.47
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date March 1, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, Sacramento
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Mayors Climate Commission

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?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

The Mayors Climate Commission is a Sacramento initiative to set goals towards become a city with net zero greenhouse gas emissions. The Carbon Zero plan is set to be achieved by 2045 . President Nelson sits on the board of this commission to brainstorm ideas and to implement new sustainability practices at Sac State.
https://www.lgc.org/climatecommission/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Breathe California

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):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

Sac State is partnered with the Breathe California initiative in Sacramento. The goal of this initiative is to promote healthy air, air quality awareness, and prevent air-pollution related diseases. Sac state has worked with Breathe California by pledging to be a tobacco- free campus and educating it's students on clean air. Signage can be viewed all over campus promoting a "Breathe Easy" community.
https://sacbreathe.org/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

The Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative is a network of organizations and businesses working together to advance climate mitigation and adaptation efforts. Sac state is a member of this collaborative and has worked with it to create the Climate Action plan, making steps towards a carbon neutral campus by 2040.
https://climatereadiness.info/sacramento-state-member-spotlight/


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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