Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
IN-39: Sustainability Office Diversity Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Sustainability Manager
Safety, Risk and Sustainability
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Does the sustainability office have initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups?:
Yes

A brief description of the initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups:

The Sustainability Manager has reached out far and wide across the campus to hire a diverse set of students. Efforts include reaching out to different student centers on campus (Cross Cultural, Latinx, Gender Equity Center, Black Student Center, Pride Center). In addition, recruitment outside of the environmental studies major is attempted as well.


Does the sustainability office ensure that sustainability employees complete DEI training?:
Yes

A brief description of the DEI trainings for sustainability employees:

Students and staff are required to take at least 1 DEI training per year. This can include: LGBTQIA Safe Zone Training, Vet Net Training, Dreamers Training


Does the sustainability office regularly collaborate on events, projects, or initiatives with the institution’s DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of events, projects, or initiatives during the previous year developed in collaboration with the DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus:

The Sustainability Program and the Office of Inclusive Excellence have been collaborating on a variety of efforts together. These include creating a program called Inclusive Sustainability. This is a transformational framework that combines our work. We also have created an Environmental Justice Internship program, which won an award at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference- CHESC. We collaborate on a grants, presentations and are working to create an Inclusive Sustainability Institute. More information can be found here: https://www.csusm.edu/sustainability/inclusive_sustainability/index.html


Does the sustainability office or committee include at least one individual with formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities?:
No

Documentation of the formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities:
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Website URL where information about the initiatives to advance DEI within the sustainability program is available:
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