Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer Mitchell
Submission Date April 11, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Lahore University of Management Sciences
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jennifer Mitchell
Babar Ali Fellow
Vice Chancellor's Office
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

SarSubz LUMS is our sustainability initiative. The SarSubz webpage highlights all things related to sustainability efforts at LUMS.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

There are certain program under the University Research Head that act as platforms for sustainability related research. These include the "Climate Change Adaptation Program" and "Initiative on Internet and Society". These programs have active participation of both students and faculty at LUMS.


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed:
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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

LUMS is currently updating its entire residential life website, which will include information on green living as a student resident.


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Bookmarks were printed as a way to disseminate the SarSubz message in an eco-friendly way, since paper was saved by printing just a small bookmark. These bookmarks are given out at student and employee orientations, as well as green events. The website and email for SarSubz are included for recipients to gain more knowledge about our efforts.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Guidelines for Faculty Apartments include basic information on green living, such as turning off lights and other appliances when not in use.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

A nearly half million U.S. dollar climate change research project LUMS is conducting in partnership with World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan has its own website.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The employee welcome packet include information about the spirit and values of the university, which include points like "People of diverse cultures, religions, gender and beliefs co-exist in an environment that reflects tolerance and acceptance."


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

A publication with information about the National Outreach Programme is published featuring programme information and student success stories. Videos featuring the National Outreach Programme are also an integral part of disseminating the message of the program. The National Outreach Programme website also features this information.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The Development Policy Research Centre (DPRC) is envisaged as a knowledge centre structured around core socioeconomic development themes with the objectives of carrying out cutting edge multi-disciplinary research. It promotes its work via a blog and publications (http://dprc.lums.edu.pk/index.php?option=com_publications&view=publications&Itemid=8)


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The LUMS Contribunal highlights funds given to the university, specifying what the funds were used for (student scholarships, National Outreach Program, etc.).


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

A miriad of additional publications come out of LUMS, such as:

Human Development in South Asia 2012: Governance for People's Empowerment, a report on that analyses political, economic, and social institutions, published by the Mahbub ul Haq Centre.

Social Science and Policy Bulletin, published quarterly by the School of Humanities, Social Science, and Law, featuring debate on economic and socio-political issues.


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