Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 41.01
Liaison Chad Carwein
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

East Carolina University
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Chad Carwein
University Sustainability Manager
HSC Facilities Services
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Environmental Advisory Commission

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):
Not Sure

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:

The Mission of the City of Greenville Environmental Advisory Commission is to recommend matters of environmental concern and serve as technical advisor to the Greenville City Council. The University Sustainability Manager serves as a non-voting representative of East Carolina University on this Commission. To date, the Sustainability Manager has been very active with this group, presenting findings from the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory and assisting with planning and promoting a Clean Energy Symposium for the City of Greenville.

http://www.greenvillenc.gov/government/public-works/engineering/environmental-advisory-commission


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission

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 supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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):
Not Sure

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):

The Mission of the City of Greenville Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission is to advance Greenville as a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community, to encourage bicycling and walking among its citizens and visitors, and to provide advice and recommendations to the Greenville City Council on questions related to bicycle and pedestrian issues. The University Sustainability Manager was appointed by the Mayor of Greenville to serve as a voting member on this Commission. To date, the Sustainability Manager has attended monthly meetings of this Commission as well as assisted in conducting a bicycle and pedestrian survey and setting goals for the Commission's activities in 2017.

http://www.greenvillenc.gov/government/city-council/boards-and-commissions/greenville-bicycle-and-pedestrian-commission


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Keep Greenville Beautiful

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 supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

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):
Not Sure

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):

Keep Greenville Beautiful is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit environmental organization located in Greenville, North Carolina. Keep Greenville Beautiful enhances the City through clean-up events, educational activities, and beautification projects. Keep Greenville Beautiful, Inc. is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc., which is a national, non-profit, public education organization dedicated to protecting the natural beauty and improving waste handling practices in American communities. Keep America Beautiful educates millions of Americans on all aspects of waste handling practices. SustainECU and the Recycling Coordinator for ECU partner with Keep Greenville Beautiful in many of their cleanup events and outreach activities.

https://www.facebook.com/KeepGreenvilleBeautiful/


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

Cypress Chapter of the Sierra Club
Friends Of Greenville Greenways (FROGGS)


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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