Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Aug. 29, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Columbia University
PA-12: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Allie Schwartz
Assistant Director, Planning and Outreach
Environmental Stewardship, Columbia University Facilities and Operations
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Has the institution conducted a survey or other evaluation that allows for anonymous feedback to measure employee satisfaction and engagement during the previous three years?:
Yes

Percentage of employees (staff and faculty) assessed, directly or by representative sample (0-100):
100

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:

The Environmental Stewardship office contracted with a third-party to confidentially collect information via survey and interview from the focus team participants and members of the Senior Sustainability Advisory Committee. This information will be used to make improvements to the planning and implementation process moving forward.
Additionally, Columbia University Facilities and Operations hosts an annual meeting where feedback and points of improvement are collected from all employees.


A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):

The Environmental Stewardship office is hosting an annual Sustainability summit to review and present the survey and interview feedback and promote discussion, and a Q&A session.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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