Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.66
Liaison Stalin Espinal
Submission Date March 2, 2023

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, Brooklyn College
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Stalin Espinal
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Health & Safety
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
LEED certified building

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
The Leonard & Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts demonstrates our enduring commitment to the performing arts. It is the first LEED-certified, sustainable building on the campus incorporating low water-use toilets, recycled materials and highly efficient HVAC and lighting systems.

Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Buildings
Energy
Waste
Water

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
The Science & Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay is a top-tier research center that promotes the understanding of resilience in the urban ecosystem and adjacent communities. Conducts research to understand the temporal nature and robustness of the resilience of Jamaica Bay, New York Harbor, Hudson Raritan Estuary, and Gateway National Recreation Area, develop models for studying the fundamental nature of resilient systems, and determine how best to manage ecosystems to ensure resilience and sustainability. It also provides technical assistance and guidance to the institute's partners and serves as a center for education and the dissemination of knowledge about processes that affect resilience and contribute to the changes in the urban ecosystem.

Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Air & Climate
Purchasing
Water
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
Environmental Sciences Analytical Center

A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
The Environmental Science Analytical Center is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for environmental research and education, and provides analytical services to a wide range of customers. The facilities can provide a range of analytical services, including soil testing from the Urban Soils Lab at Brooklyn College. The center is open to all faculty members, researchers, and students at Brooklyn College and other City University of New York campuses for their research and teaching activities.

Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability

Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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