Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.02
Liaison Laura Bain
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

Furman University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Laura Bain
Associate Director of Sustainability Assessment
David E. Shi Center for Sustainability
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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:

A brief overview of Furman's sustainability efforts is shared during the required orientation for all new employees. New employees are educated about Furman's sustainability commitments across the university, sustainability culture and expected behaviors on campus, and provided with appropriate contacts and opportunities to learn more or get involved.

New hires are also sent an introductory email from the Shi Institute which includes an orientation video along with information and links to sustainability programs for employees.

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

Updated orientation Powerpoint available from Laura Bain in the Shi Center.

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