|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 7, 2017|
College of Lake County
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration
|3.00 / 3.00||
Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
The Center for Green Schools - USGBC
Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
IGEN - Illinois Green Economy Network
CNSHE - Chicagoland Network for Sustainability in Higher Education
Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
Dr. Jerry Weber, Keynote Speaker: Sustainability, CommonGround Chicago Conference, June 10, 2016 - Bringing together high-level, experienced directors of sustainability and chief sustainability officers across multiple sectors. This is not your typical conference about the ABC's of sustainability. But rather a one-of-a-kind deep dive into the XYZ's that will help you shift institutional cultures to engage sustainability from top to bottom.
Dr. Jerry Weber, Co-Presenter: Core Business Innovation for Sustainability (CBI-S) Harvard School of Public Health: Executive Education for Sustainability, October, 2016. Through selective programs, leaders learn powerful new strategies for enacting high-impact sustainability leadership that positions sustainability as a driver of organizational engagement, authenticity, agility, innovation, and change-capability.
David Husemoller, Presenter, Applying Core Business Innovation for Sustainability (CBI-S) to the Environmental Action Committee, January 28, 2016.
Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
2016 AACC SEED Center - Green Genome Award - Governance Award
2016 AASHE Sustainable Campus Achievement Award - Submission
2016 Solution Generation – AACC Climate Leadership Award - Submission
Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
President, Dr. Jerry Weber serves on several boards, including:
AACC Board of Directors, 2015-Present
AACC Sustainability Task Force, 2009-Present
MomentUS Higher Education Leadership Center, 2013-Present
Center for Green Schools' Advisory Board, 2013-2015
Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
The College of Lake County works with the City of Waukegan, Lake County, area school districts, the Chamber of Commerce, and Workforce Development in various capacities to discuss applications for integrating sustainability into the various institutions.
Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
A brief description of the peer review activities:
Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:
See information above about CLC's role in convening the Community Partners for Sustainability and the Lake County Green conference. See also the involvement of President Weber on various boards of national and state planning efforts.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.