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

STARS v2.2

Lewis & Clark College
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Nicole Godbout
Student Assistant
Undergraduate
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
GPSEN

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

Our institution faculty, staff and students have formally and informally participated in and supported GPSEN since its founding. Providing assistance in planning, participating in student-led groups, and conferences. In 2019, Lewis & Clark, along with OMSI and GSPEN, hosted a Virtual Bridge to COP25 on our campus to help our community engage in valuable local discussions about climate change and connect with leaders in Madrid. Also in 2019, President Wim Wiewel, attended the COP25 as a delegation with the Climate Leadership Network, part of Second Nature's commitment to acceleration climate change through higher education.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Intentional Endowments Network

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
Sustainability-related

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

The institution is a founding member of the Intentional Endowments Network. Our Chief Investment Officer served as a steering committee member for the Intentional Endowments Network from 2016-2018, and was also on the committee addressing the Paris Climate Accord. Our CIO assisted in preparing the Paris Climate Agreement draft guidance to assist institutions in adapting their investment strategies/policies in light of the Paris Climate Agreement. As of 2019 we use an outsourced CIO.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Second Nature

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

President Wim Wiewel is on the Board of Second Nature on the Climate Leadership Steering Committee. The Climate Leadership Network is comprised of colleges and universities in nearly every state and the District of Columbia who are taking action on climate change and preparing students through research and education to solve the challenges of the 21st century.


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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