Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Cathy Liebowitz
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Emerson College
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amy Elvidge
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Services
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
75% or more

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

A recycling education tutorial is included in one staff assembly and faculty assembly each year. This tutorial features Recyclr, Emerson's social media recycling game.
Additionally, Recyclr is also featured at the Administration & Finance Retreat.

Materials for staff sustainability education are made available for staff during new hire on-boarding and faculty orientation and are always available online at http://www.emerson.edu/sustainability/resources


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

All staff are invited to join the Staff Green Team and work on sustainability initiatives and events on and off campus.
Funds are available each year for external sustainability professional development that building Green Teams can apply for. These funds may be used for film screenings, catering, speaking fees, prizes, etc.
See Green Team Charter (attached)/.


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
1-24%

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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