Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.36
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date June 8, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Colorado College
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mary Frances Kerr
Special Assistant to the President
President's Office
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

The college works in conjunction with local and state leaders to help advance the issues that affect the college and the surrounding community.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:

Colorado College is working with the community, including local leaders to create a traffic master plan that facilitates increased safety for pedestrians and cyclists. Colorado College has also worked with Colorado Springs Utilities to increase our portfolio of renewable energy, particularly through the use of solar panels. The collage is also working with local school districts to facilitate renewable energy initiatives and community partnerships in the coming years. Moreover, the Sustainability Manager sits on the Water Planning Advisory Group of Colorado Springs Utilities.


A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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