Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 78.45
Liaison Emily Blandford
Submission Date May 15, 2012
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Georgia Institute of Technology
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Marcia Kinstler
Sustainability Director
Office of Environmental Stewardship
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Does the institution participate in community sustainability partnerships that meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with the local community:

The Institution formally partners with local communities, school districts, government agencies, non-profit organizations, or others, to work together to advance sustainability in the community. Examples:

K-12 Outreach -Georgia Tech recognizes its responsibility to enhance the curriculum of K-12 schools, especially STEM, to ensure that all children can gain the knowledge necessary to succeed. Community Relations works closely with six primary & secondary schools near Georgia Tech campus, along with other Metro Atlanta schools & state school systems.

Zero Waste Zone – Food Composting – Georgia Tech first college to join

Georgia Tech is No. 9 of CleanTech Universities in US

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Sustainability Committee

GT wins Governor’s Energy Challenge Natural Leader Award

TeamBuzz Day partners with Hands On Atlanta

City of Atlanta Hopes Georgia Tech Bikeshare Leads the way

Georgia Tech Ranks on Peace Corps 2011 Top Universities List

The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:
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