Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.71
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 2.00 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

LMU Human Resources’ Learning and Development and Wellness departments team with Green LMU to offer sustainability workshops for all employees at least once a year. A few trainings have been the Green LMU Energy Workshop, Green Office Practices, and Gardening Workshops.


The LMU Green Office Program is designed to identify and recognize offices on campus that have implemented sustainable office programs which support daily operations and maintenance. The LMU Green office program serves as a sustainability training and professional development tool for the employees in the office that participate. The LMU green office program offers all staff the opportunity to participate and sign up there office to the program which enhances there knowledge of sustainability principles. The LMU Green Office Checklist is designed so that nearly all offices at LMU will have an equal chance of implementing programs and earning points. There are 7 categories and 36 points available: Alternative Transportation (5), Water Efficiency (5), Energy and Atmosphere (8), Materials and Recycling (7), Paper Printing/Photocopy (5), Indoor Environmental Quality (3), and Innovation in Design (3).


As part of the green office program and then wellness program there is sustainability training held and available for all staff. This formal training lets faculty staff know about sustainable choices and lifestyle.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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