Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.64
Liaison Greg Maybury
Submission Date May 2, 2017
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Hope College
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Michelle Gibbs
Director HHCSI
Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute
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The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
50

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

During February 2017 the Human Resource Department and the Director for the Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute created a plan to include sustainability in all new employee training. There is some ability to reach recent hires (from 2016-2017) retroactively, but will have a more robust program created over the summer of 2017 (the next large wave).
Prior to a more formal program all new employees did receive information about:
The "Walk-To-Work" Incentive Program. Details about the program can be found at: http://www.hope.edu/admin/hr/benefits/forms/wtw_brochure.pdf
The reusable lunch containers that can be purchased for $5 rather than using Styrofoam at our dining halls.
Hope College students also recently created a recycling video which was shared with new employees on their HR portal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_f78hJcbt4


The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:
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