Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.00
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Emory University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Taylor Spicer
Assistant Director
Office of Sustainability Initiatives
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Percentage of new employees 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:
In 2018, HR began hosting optional, monthly New Employee Welcome Sessions to incoming Emory University employees. During the orientation, staff are provided a waste sorting brochure explaining the standardized waste system at Emory, as well as a one page brochure about sustainability engagement and lifestyle options supported by Emory. Additionally, HR offered optional campus tours, which includes discussion about sustainable commute options, the Emory University Hospital Tower's LEED Silver certification, the Emory Farmers Market, waste sorting, and Emory's commitment to procuring local and sustainable food. HR also sends the Office of Sustainability Initiatives a list of new employees, who are then sent a welcome message from the Office of Sustainability Initiatives with a link to our "Emory as Place" video that orients employees to the ecological, historical, and cultural aspects of the Emory campus and community.

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Data reported for fiscal year 2018-2019. http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/employees/newhires/orientation.html https://hr.emory.edu/eu/career/new-hires/first-year.html https://sustainability.emory.edu/university-faculty-and-staff/

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