Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.79
Liaison Lindsey Kayman
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lindsey Kayman
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Public Safety and Risk Management
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Sustainability Council Mission Statement: As a member of Sustainable CUNY, John Jay College is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and preparing students for the sustainability challenges of the 21st century. Through our Sustainability Council, academic programs and administration, we cultivate a culture of stewardship in which the entire community is aware of, engaged in, and committed to advancing environmental awareness, justice, and sustainable practices.

The Sustainability Council develops strategies and actionable steps to incorporate sustainability into the following areas: energy, water, transportation, procurement, recycling, sustainable nutrition and formal education. These efforts are complemented by extracurricular programs and events, student environmental clubs, as well as experiential problem-solving opportunities, hands-on internships and independent projects under the guidance of faculty, staff and the Sustainability Council.
https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/Sustainability_Council:


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

Faculty, staff, students


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:
No

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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
No

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
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Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

1. Implementation of a Climate Ambassadors Program, a student peer to peer program where trained students will discuss climate change in lecture classes.
2. Due to the efforts of the sustainability council, the following were included in the 2020-2025 Strategic Plan:
Implementation of a comprehensive sustainability program utilizing AASHE STARS
Increasing focus on Environmental Justice and incorporating sustainability throughout the curriculum.


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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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