|Submission Date||July 25, 2014|
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
A number of professors and administrators, including Professor Peggy Barlett and Director of Sustainability Initiatives, Ciannat Howett, regularly give national presentations on issues related to sustainability. Through the Piedmont Project, Emory sponsors a national workshop on teaching faculty how to integrate sustainability into their classrooms. Emory staff, faculty, and students participate and present regularly at the annual AASHE conference, the Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference, Practice Greenhealth's CleanMed Conference, and the annual Georgia Campus Sustainability Network Conference.
The Office of Sustainability Initiatives regularly hosts tours for other universities to come see first-hand Emory's strides and accomplishments related to sustainability.
The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Emory collaborates with other local institutions through its work with Sustainable Atlanta, the Atlanta Local Food Initiative, Georgia Organics, the Georgia Campus Sustainability Network, Southface, and the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge. Regionally, Emory is an active leader in the Southeast Sustainability Network of higher education. On the national and international level, Emory is a member of AASHE, utilizes the resources and attends the annual CleanMed Conference of Practice Greenhealth, and is a member of I2SL (International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories).
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives is an active participant in the Southeast Sustainability Network group by participating in and leading some of these monthly conference calls and attending the newly annual retreat. We regularly communicate with our colleagues within and outside of this group to share best practices, problem-solve, celebrate successes and analyze failures.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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