Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.19
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date March 2, 2021

STARS v2.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture?:
Yes

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
A subset of the campus community or a sample that may not be representative of the entire community

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Without a follow-up assessment of the same cohort or representative samples of the same population

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:
The cultural assessment was developed in 2019, based on cultural assessments conducted by other universities and academic research. The cultural assessment focuses on sustainability values, behaviors, and beliefs.

A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:
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A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:
https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6eQMvNG1GcFaE61

A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:
The survey is administered by the Office of Campus Sustainability utilizing the department’s outreach avenues, an anonymous link to the survey is shared.

A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment:
The first year of the survey yielded the following results:

A vast majority of survey respondents were able to correctly answer questions related to sustainable literacy.

Survey respondents expressed strong agreement with statement affirming the important of environmental issues and engagement.

Survey respondents frequently engage in activities to reduce their environmental footprints.

Website URL where information about the assessment of sustainability culture is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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