Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.28
Liaison Claire Rodgers
Submission Date June 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

1) Members of AASHE
2) Participants in RecycleMania tournament


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

1) BOW (sustainability certificate)
In collaboration with nearby colleges Babson and Wellesley, Olin offers a sustainability certificate. Wellesley, Olin, and Babson Colleges are uniquely suited to address this challenge by providing a joint program capable of educating students in ways that each cannot accomplish alone. By truly integrating business, engineering, and the liberal arts in the service of environmental sustainability, this program will provide students with the cross- disciplinary academic preparation and the cross-campus cultural collaboration experiences needed to approach environmental issues holistically.


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
No

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
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Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Claire Rodgers, the Energy Manager, attends sustainability meetings at Wellesley and Babson to see how they are doing things and works with them on projects.


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

This year, Olin worked with the sustainability manager at neighboring school, Babson, to reduce move-out waste by donating old items to Grad Bag. We shared a storage POD and coordinated schedules.


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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