Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.30
Liaison Bo Solomon
Submission Date March 31, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Drexel University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Korin Tangtrakul
Sustainability Manager
Sustainable Water Resources Engineering Lab
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
Yes

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

Drexel staff are represented on an environmental advisory group for a Philadelphia City Council Member to develop legislation around environmental issues. Drexel University serves on the Philadelphia School District’s GreenFutures Energy and Energy Efficiency Committee. GreenFutures is the PSD’s sustainability plan. Drexel initially advised on the formulation of the original five year plan and was then invited to remain as a permanent operational member of the committee. Drexel is a member of the 2030 District, Philadelphia's Green Building United chapter, which advocates for the development of sustainable buildings.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
Yes

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

President John Fry signed the "We Are Still In" Declaration, indicating that Drexel University supports the Paris Climate Agreement and intends to comply with its goals. Drexel University is listed as one of the higher education signatories:


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):
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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 programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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