Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.90
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2021

STARS v2.2

Carnegie Mellon University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Barbara Kviz
Environmental Coordinator
Facilities Management Services
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
We started a Sustainability at CMU twitter account on January 2019 called @sustainCMU.

Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
Building that are LEED certified have USGBC plaques mounted in a prominent locations.

We have a Sustainability Room in the Cohon University Center that lists 20 years of Green Practices accomplishments and our commitment to the UN Global Goals.

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
CMU has a map of all of bikes racks located on campus which include photo's of the location and amount of bike spaces available.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1T1rbmLms1YYz77X9xuPJsVAUIZs&ll=40.44338518131004%2C-79.94119660580441&z=17

An Environmental Walking Tour of campus centers and sites was developed in 2011 and is a handout as well as available online.

https://www.cmu.edu/environment/campus-green-design/green_map-2011.pdf

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
Housing Sustainability Assistants (HSAs) are residents of CMU housing and student staff who advocate for sustainable living in their residential communities through education and programming. They offer programing for green living and incorporating sustainability into every day life. Three presentations they give on composting, recycling, and sustainable living are available for download.

https://www.cmu.edu/housing/sustainability/index.html#hsaprogram

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
WEF-GULF ISCN 2018 Report: Educating with Purpose

Universities around the world share best practices and this report includes a case study about Carnegie Mellon's Sustainability Weekend.

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