Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.18
Liaison Miguel Martin
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Bernardino
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Miguel Martin
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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):

AASHE: Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education
AASHE is the leading association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education. We serve a full range of higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students who are change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Established in 2005, AASHE is comprised of over 900 members across 48 U.S. states, 1 U.S. Territory, 9 Canadian provinces and 20 countries.


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):

Second Nature, https://secondnature.org/

Southern California region and nation wide networking


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):

This Way to Sustainability
Climate Action Pursuit
AASHE Annual Conference
CSU Energy and Sustainability conference


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):

Tree Campus USA
The Tree Campus Higher Education program helps colleges and universities establish and sustain healthy community forests. Tree Campus Higher Education colleges and universities will receive
recognition materials that can be showcased throughout the campus, as well
as press releases to be distributed on campus and in the community. By meeting the annual standards and being recognized as a Tree Campus
Higher Education college or university, you will create a campus that not only
helps to benefit and create a more sustainable environment, but instills pride
in the students, faculty, and community.


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):

ASI Sustainability Board of Director: Student representative for all projects and advocacy of Sustainability for the campus community

SMSU Sustainability Committee: A sub committee of the Student Union Board of Directors to ensure the forward progress of sustainable actions and campus commitments.


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:

IERCD: Inland Empire Resource Conservation District.
Our office partners with the local IERCD and offers mentorship and assistance for all students and staff as our offices collaborate on many community projects and events.
The IERCD is a public agency, headquartered in the City of Redlands and focusing on open space preservation, wildland rehabilitation, and education and outreach to residents within 1,300 square miles of northwestern Riverside and southwestern San Bernardino counties. Governed by a seven-member board of directors who are appointed by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, IERCD staff members work to carry out the District's mission, both through IERCD-focused projects and through collaboration with a variety of public and private partners.


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:

The AASHE Advisory Committee
The Advisory Council (AC) is the primary mechanism for members to get involved in AASHE governance. Consisting of leaders from higher education, business, nonprofits and government, the AC provides advice and guidance on high-level strategy as well as specific programs and services.


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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