Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.75
Liaison Audrey McSain
Submission Date July 10, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Lehigh University
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.13 / 3.00 Delicia Nahman
Sustainability Officer
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
1,730.66

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Sustainable Office Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
75

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):
Lehigh University’s Sustainable Office Program is a voluntary, self-guided program designed for staff to take the lead on promoting environmental practices in the workplace. However, Office's are required to select a leader(s) and members of the office are required to receive training by the Office of Sustainability. Leaders self-select.

A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):
The certification process includes specific questions that address day-to-day behavior such as regularly turning off the lights when you leave the office, waste reduction and recycling. By taking action in a variety of topic areas, offices can reduce their environmental footprint, be responsible stewards of university’s resources, and contribute to Lehigh’s sustainability goals and commitments.

A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):
The Office of Sustainability identifies a staff member to assist leaders and their departments throughout the certification process. The OoS contributes to workplace purchases if requested.

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