Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.12
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date July 25, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Emory University
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Kelly Weisinger
Assistant Director
OSI
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Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events Yes
A stadium certified under a green building rating system No
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions Yes
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping Yes
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events No
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program No

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program, including the specific initiatives selected above:

Emory University athletics have begun to adopt Emory's Sustainable Events Certification for team events like the annual team orientation and individual team events. Events certification includes a zero landfill waste minimum threshold, purchasing sustainable food from Emory's preferred vendors, and educating team members and fans about sustainability.

Emory uses reclaimed rain water when possible to irrigate fields and utilizes IPM in athletics turf maintenance and groundskeeping.


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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