Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.39
Liaison Connie Morales
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Claremont McKenna College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Ellen Broaddus
Facilities & Campus Services Intern
CMC
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):

The website provides links to sustainability reports, goals, & projects. It highlights CMC's commitment to sustainability and actions taken by the college as well as personal actions an individual can take to be more sustainable on campus.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

n/a


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

"Sustainable Students Promoting Environmental Action and Responsibility" (SSPEAR) has a Facebook page called SPEAR CMC that posts club events and information.

Roberts Environmental Center has a Facebook platform.


The website URL of the primary social media platform focused on sustainability:
Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat?:
No

A brief description of the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:

n/a


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

n/a


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
Yes

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

Yes. Kravis Center is LEED Gold Certified, and the new Roberts Pavilion is in the process os seeking platinum LEED certification. Crown is LEED silver certified, and they have signage about this.


The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Bon Appetit is the food provider. There are info signs in the cafeteria about Bon Appetit's sustainable sourcing, commitments to local food, and information about food waste and meat reduction.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
No

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:

n/a


The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

n/a


The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:

CMC participates in an air quality program that encourages employees to use alternative modes of transportation in arriving to work.

Full-time employees who walk, bicycle, use public transportation, or rideshare to work are offered $1.50 per workday, Monday - Friday. A monthly on-line form is available, see "TRiP Incentive Newsletter/Memo", for all employees who have access to a computer. Print the form, fill it out, and send it to the Human Resources office at 528 N. Mills Avenue. The rideshare subsidy will be added to the last paycheck of each month. In addition, there is a subsidy available of up to $60.00 per month for use of public transportation (i.e., bus, metrorail).
http://www.cmc.edu/human-resources/rideshare

Public transport information on CMC website with directions of getting to and from CMC (from airports, train stations, etc).


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
Yes

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

The CMC Bike Shop is a student run initiative that provides bike education and bike rentals to CMC students, staff, and faculty to become more mobile. .


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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 incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

CMC's SPEAR has a Eco Rep Guide with all of the resources on campus that we give to our Eco-Reps. We also have a section on SSPEAR's website where we hope to make this information more accessible.

CMC also has an online GreenGuide: Sustainability 101


The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
No

A brief description of these materials or publications:

n/a


The website URL for these materials or publications:
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