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

STARS v2.2

California State University, Sacramento
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Second Nature Climate Leadership Network


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Sustainability Officers Affinity Group through the CSU office of the Chancellor.


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Sacramento state presented at The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC), specifically talking about the student led initiative of the IR faucet survey as well as the donation program through the BAC Yard for members of the community.


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

The IR faucet case study was conducted by a student from Sac State to determine what type of water faucet was best for water usage reduction. This study was submitted to the department of water resources, who funded the study.


Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

At the CSU Facilities Management and Planning Conference, members of the sustainability team participated with other CSU's to discuss and share insight on topics relating to sustainability.


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Sac state has worked with other CSU's and UC's to help them implement new sustainability features and to expand existing programs, most notably composting methods.


Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

Our department reviewed the STARS report for CSU Stanislaus.


A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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