Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
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Iowa State University
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
Yes

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

New employee orientation highlights various sustainability resources at Iowa State University. Every new staff member receives a brochure about recycling on campus, and representatives from different departments include information about carpooling, ride sharing, and local foods. Sustainability is also infused into the discussions during orientation, which describe the employee assistance program, well as wellness resources on campus and local food availability through ISU Dining. Finally, the Facilities Planning and Management Department provides specific information on how to conserve energy and other resources as an employee.


The website URL for the information about sustainability in new employee orientation:

The website provided includes resources for new employees, which are highlighted during orientation. This webpage has links to CyRide (public bus), wellness programs, and Recreation Services.

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