Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.42
Liaison Amy Dvorak
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lewis & Clark College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Amy Dvorak
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held a sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Divestment from Fossil Fuels

A brief description of the campaign:

In 2018, the Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees voted to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment by 2023. Lewis & Clark is one of about 30 colleges and universities nationwide to make this commitment, according to the international environmental group 350.org. This campaign was run by Lewis & Clark’s Students Engaged in Eco-Defense (SEED) club. Report here: https://www.lclark.edu/live/news/38897-the-dividends-of-divestment.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

Lewis & Clark divestment process is ongoing, with full divested from fossil fuels by 2030.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Transportation & Parking program improvements

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Over the last two years, the institution has launched several T&P related projects to reduce our transportation related impacts. This has included increasing the subsidy for public transit, launching a WAZE carpool program and instituting a bike share.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Transit sales have increased by more than 10% and bike awareness and interest has increased among students and staff.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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