Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.30 / 5.00 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
5,646

Program name (1st program) :
Green Representative Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
339

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

The Green Representative (Green Rep) is an environmentally-minded faculty or staff member whose mission is to work with the Office of Sustainability to cultivate an atmosphere of sustainability at George Mason University (Mason). Green Reps help to increase environmental knowledge and foster positive environmental behavior by providing effective tools and information to their colleagues and coworkers.

Individuals interested in serving as a Green Rep will fill out an application form available on the Office of Sustainability website. Participation in the program will be contingent on the approval of an individuals’ supervisor, and the completion of a Green Rep Service Contract, committing them to their term of service.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

Green Reps attend a program orientation in the summer as well as brief trainings on various sustainability topics hosted by the Office of Sustainability on a regular basis. Peer-to-peer meetings with Green Reps from other departments allow participants in the program to share best sustainable practices across the university.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

George Mason University's (Mason) Office of Sustainability hosts the orientation, training programs, and special recognition programs. In addition, Green Reps are showcased on the Office of Sustainability's website and newsletter and receive a certificate of appreciation each year.


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