Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.21
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2022

STARS v2.2

Denison University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.85 / 1.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
85

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

The Director of Sustainability & Campus Improvemnent goes over campus sustainability issues and initiatives at all new employee orientations except teaching faculty orientation. Information is passed along to teaching faculty, but the Director does not make a formal presentation at their orientation. Topics covered include recycling, energy consumption, participation/involvement, local foods, water conservation, and general sustainability-based activities on campus. In addition the Director of Sustainability & Campus Improvement reaches out to each academic department/program each year to set up a time to engage with them at a regularly scheduled departmental meeting and this is an opportunity to engage with new faculty.

Since COVID, the New Employee Orientation piece was turned into a video presentation.


Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Denison maintains an internal password protected website where most of this information resides. Public access web pages have limited information on this topic.

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