Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.28
Liaison Michelle Seppala Gibbs
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Hope College
IN-5: Carbon Mitigation Project Development

Status Score Responsible Party
n/a 0.00 /


Institution has actively participated in carbon mitigation efforts beyond its campus boundary during the previous three years by developing one of the following types of offset projects:

  1. Peer reviewed offset project. Institution has developed a peer reviewed carbon offset project that follows an existing carbon reduction protocol.

  2. Innovative offset project. Institution has developed an innovative carbon offset project that follows a new or modified project protocol.



This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution that meets the criteria. 


An institution earns 0.5 bonus points for having developed a carbon mitigation project during the previous three years that meets credit criteria. Partial points are not available.


Report on initiatives that occured during the three years prior to the anticipated date of submission.

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