Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.30
Liaison Nadine Johnson
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2014
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Estrella Mountain Community College
PAE-5: Climate Action Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Nadine Johnson
Sustainability Co-Chair
Academic Affairs
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Does the institution have a plan to mitigate its greenhouse gas emissions that meets the criteria for this credit?:

A brief summary of the climate plan’s long-term goals:
Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) has demonstrated a strong commitment to the environment and is positioned to provide the organizational and community leadership necessary to both educate and promote viable, sustainable, energy uses and consumption practices to our students, staff and community. EMCC anticipates carbon neutrality by 2024 by implementing best practices for energy conservation and commuting strategies and will offset remaining emissions with the purchase of green energy credits and carbon offsets.

A brief summary of the climate plan’s short-term goals:
There are two foundational mitigation concepts that address the two primary sources of emissions; purchased electricity and commuting. Under these primary concepts are individual recommended strategies outlining the important steps to achieving carbon neutrality.

Year the climate plan was formally adopted or approved:

An indication of whether institution has made a commitment to reduce GHG emissions a specific amount by a target year:

List which emissions (scope 1, 2, and/or 3) are included in its GHG emissions commitment:

The reduction level (percentage) institution has committed to:

The baseline year the institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:

The baseline emissions level institution used in its GHG emissions commitment:

The target year the institution specified in its GHG emissions commitment :

The website URL where information about the climate plan is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The EMCC Climate Action Plan was developed in conjunction with the ACUPCC reporting requirements.

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