Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.47
Liaison Claudia Kent
Submission Date June 29, 2020

STARS v2.2

Haverford College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Jesse Lytle
Chief of Staff
Office of the President
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Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Do It In the Dark

A brief description of the campaign:

Students compete on a dorm-by-dorm basis to conserve energy. Meters are used to gauge electricity use and results are compared every day for two weeks. At the end there is a prize for the winning dorms.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

Electricity consumption was tracked for each competition and results shared showing both gross kWh and percentage reductions. Students conserve a substantial amount of energy as compared to the weeks before Do It In The Dark.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Earth Week

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

The College built out its traditional Earth Day events into an "Earth Week" to raise awareness around a range of sustainability topics in the curriculum, campus operations, and political engagement.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

An electronics recycling event diverted one truck's worth of electronic waste out of the landfill. Many trees are also planted over the course of the week. Students run programming such as sustainability-related film screenings.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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