|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||July 29, 2011|
Green Mountain College
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy
|4.00 / 4.00||
Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
In October, 2009, GMC President Paul Fonteyn initiated a letter addressed to Senator Bernie Sanders that was supported by 15 Vermont college and university presidents. The letter asked Senator Sanders to offer an amendment to the Senate climate legislation to dedicate one percent of emissions allowance revenues to education at all levels to prepare the American people for the clean energy economy.
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:
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