Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.05
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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Grand Valley State University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Amanda Rodgers
Graduate Assistant
Sustainable Community Development Initiative
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Only the university’s Board of Trustees can take official positions on legislation and do so only on matters directly involving university governance. Rather, the university’s actions demonstrate its support for sustainability. Examples are the university’s partnership with The Rapid Bus System which keeps thousands of student cars off the road; the LEED standards employed in the construction of university facilities; and the various conservation and recycling efforts managed by the university’s food service.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):

This activity is forbidden by state and federal law.


The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:

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