Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Julia Knight
Submission Date July 18, 2012
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Harrisburg Area Community College
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Julia Knight
Director
Office for Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2011

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

HACC Strategic Plan Goal 3:
F.DEMONSTRATE THE COLLEGE’S COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY
1.Catalyze and coordinate college operational and academic issues related to sustainability.

2.Create and launch a College-wide sustainability strategic plan.

The measurable outcomes of the goal will demonstrates how the strategic plan addresses the environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainability.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

The Natural Step has been adopted as the sustainability framework for preparing the college-wide sustainability strategic plan as related to Goal 3F, and incorporates the social dimensions: "people are not subject to conditions that systematically undermine their capacity to meet their needs."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

Preparing the 'business case' for sustainability includes embracing the economic decision-making process for college efforts to reduce greenhouse gases through energy efficiency programs, building projects and water conservation activities. This 'business case' was used to gather buy-in from college stakeholders.


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

The Sustainability Strategic Plan is in draft form (July 2012), and is expected to include the economic and social dimensions of sustainability, along with the environmental dimensions of sustainability.

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