Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date July 25, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Emory University
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kelly Weisinger
Assistant Director
OSI
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
32178

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Sustainability Representatives

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
32178

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

The Office of Sustainability has named sustainability representatives for all major campus buildings to assist Emory in achieving its sustainability vision. These individuals were nominated by a dean or departmental supervisor based upon their respect among colleagues and their leadership capabilities to help Emory achieve its sustainability goals.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

The sustainability representatives attend monthly meetings hosted by the Office of Sustainability Initiatives where they receive information and training from various speakers about ongoing sustainability initiatives and campaigns. The sustainability representatives in turn help to implement these programs run through the Office of Sustainability Initiatives and other organizations on campus working on sustainability-related issues.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The sustainability representatives receive advice, research, support, and training from the Office of Sustainability (OSI) to carry out sustainability campaigns and programs in their building and/or area. They also receive support from various departments around campus during implementation of projects within their buildings, and often utilize OSI interns for research and implementation support.


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
Sustainable Food Committee

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
32178

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):

Committee members are appointed by the President based upon nominations from the Sustainable Food Committee Committee and its Chair.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):

The Chair provides orientation to each new member of the Sustainable Food Committee. There are also informational programs associated with the regularly scheduled Sustainable Food Committee dinners.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

The Office of Sustainability and Emory Dining fund and provide staff support for the Sustainable Food Committee meeting dinners, the Fall Food Fair, and the Emory Farmers' Market.


The website URL where information about the program is available (2nd program):
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