Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.49
Liaison Amy Elvidge
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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Emerson College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Amy Elvidge
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Services
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Sustainability Committee: Build initiative's around Climate Commitment Task Force Goals, educate campus community.
Climate Commitment Task Force: "Build and operate a stronger, healthier and more sustainable campus community." Set goals and timelines around carbon neutrality goal of 2030 (set by President).


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Sustainability Committee: Consists of staff, faculty and students, reports to Task Force.
Climate Commitment Task Force: Consists of senior leadership, reports to President.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Office of Sustainability consists of the Sustainability Coordinator (1 FTE) and 8 student employees (total work equal to 1 FTE).


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
2

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Amy Elvidge, Sustainability Coordinator

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The Climate Commitment Task Force has senior leaders from finance, academics, human resources and infrastructure/operation (4 leaders total).
The Sustainability Committee has a broad range of students, staff and faculty from different departments/offices (20 members total).


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Sustainability Coordinator

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job description for the sustainability officer position:

Manages university climate mitigation & adaptation strategies.
Manages Office of Sustainability.
Reports to AVP Campus Services & Facilities.


Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Eco Rep

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
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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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