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
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 3.00 Bruce Christine
Dining Services
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:

A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:
Due to lack of tracking tools, we are estimating an average of weekly purchases. Will work with Sodexo purchasing division for tool tracking

Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):
Meatless Monday's at all Student Restaurants Sodexo Simple Servings Program Not a complete vegan dining program- above listed are a part of the offerings based on customer request

A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:
Surveys, communication with students between dietitian and management

The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:

Annual dining services expenditures on food:
3,113,278 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:

Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
66,736 US/Canadian $

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
data based on 2012-2013 academic year current tools do not identify as detailed as needed for report

data based on 2012-2013 academic year
current tools do not identify as detailed as needed for report

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