Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.51
Liaison Jennifer Lamy
Submission Date July 14, 2022

STARS v2.2

Emerson College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jennifer Lamy
Campus Sustainability Manager
Campus Services
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Green Ribbon 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?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

Green Ribbon Commission, or GRC, is a group of leaders in Boston working to develop shared strategies for fighting climate change. They seek to help meet Boston’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The commission plays three important roles in advancing this goal. First, GRC advises the City on the implementation of its climate action plan. Second, GRC members engage sector leadership in aligning their assets and initiatives to support the plan outcomes. Third, GRC members demonstrate best environmental practices. Emerson is involved in the GRC through the Higher Education Working Group (HEWG) and the Cultural Institutions Working Group. The HEWG seeks to use leadership to enable the higher education sector to meet the climate plan emissions reductions targets. The Cultural Institutions Working Group seeks to lead climate action through creativity, education, and facility energy efficiency and resilience.

https://www.greenribboncommission.org


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Universidad San Francisco de Quito

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):
Short-term project or event

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

USFQ and Emerson have formed a relationship around a water study. In addition, this particular relationship has expanded to the local government on Santa Cruz Island to create communication materials about the Sustainable Development Goals.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
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