Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.12
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date July 25, 2017
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Emory University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kelly Weisinger
Office of Sustainability Initiatives
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):
The Emory Staff & Faculty New Employee Orientation Guide, distributed to each new Emory faculty and staff hire, begins with an introduction to the university’s Strategic Themes and University-wide Initiatives, which include a high-priority on sustainability. The guide also provides information about Alternative Work Arrangements, Childcare at Emory, Community Involvement, Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP), and Transportation at Emory (includes various alternative transportation options). http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/employees/newhires/orientation.html

Every new Emory employee is sent a welcome message from the Office of Sustainability Initiatives with a link to a "Emory as Place" video that orients them to the ecological, historical, and cultural elements of Emory.

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