Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.05
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 5, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Cornell University
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Gary Stewart
Director of Community Relations
Department of Government and Community Relations
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

Cooperative Extension (CCE) puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. CCE brings local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.
https://cce.cornell.edu


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Get Your GreenBack Tompkins

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

Get Your GreenBack Tompkins is a community-initiated and community-supported campaign that works to help people and organizations take key steps that reduce our community’s carbon emissions, save money and create a socially just local economy.
http://www.getyourgreenbacktompkins.org


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Sustainable Tompkins

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):

Sustainable Tompkins is a citizen-based coalition working towards a more sustainable regional community. Projects focus on local carbon offsets, energy efficiency, climate protection, green purchasing, sustainable community development, green collar jobs, sustainable enterprise, greening heath care, and economic/ecological justice.
https://sustainabletompkins.org


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:

Cornell is involved in many sustainability initiatives with local, state, and global communities. The Office of Engagement Initiatives and The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future are two important leaders at Cornell in providing support for community, sustainability initiatives.


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