Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.90
Liaison Kathleen Crawford
Submission Date July 23, 2020

STARS v2.2

Florida Gulf Coast University
IN-18: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Kathleen Crawford
Sustainability Coordinator
Environmental Health & Safety
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Does the institution have or participate in a green event certification program?:
Yes

Has the institution held one or more certified events in the previous year?:
Yes

Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets Yes
Sustainable catering (e.g., sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) Yes
Paper consumption (e.g., minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) Yes
Energy efficiency (e.g., equipment and lighting) Yes
Waste minimization and diversion Yes
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program:

The flagship year for the Green Event Certification and Guidelines program at FGCU was 2018-2019. There is no up-charge or washing fee for using re-usables china, silverware, glasses, etc. Guidance is provided to ensure waste & energy minimization, recycling, and strategies for being an inclusive host.


Website URL where information about the green event certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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