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

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
IN-18: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50 Ian McKeown
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have or participate in a green event certification program?:
Yes

Has the institution held one or more certified events in the previous year?:
Yes

Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets Yes
Sustainable catering (e.g., sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) Yes
Paper consumption (e.g., minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) Yes
Energy efficiency (e.g., equipment and lighting) No
Waste minimization and diversion Yes
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program:

The lmu sustainability office hosts with partners over 8 sustainability events a year. We consult with other programs events to certify the green events are happening in regards to criteria of
- 0 waste
- transportation
- signage/education
- energy efficiency
- paper certification or minimization of plastics purchasing.
- sustainability food criteria.

the sustainability office provides this service to any sustainability event and is offered through our office along with green office program. For instance we consulted with athletics to host a sustainable basketball game for women's basketball, another for mens basketball,

For instance we worked with Athletics to host 2 green basketball games to certify them as green lmu sustainable event. What we included was following
- promotion of alternative transportation walking biking
- purchasing of vegan food, sustaianble dining options (veggie dogs), no non compostable items or single use plastics except for bottled beverages which were recycled
- massive deployment of recycling containers, compost containers, and landfill options along with street team to interact with guests
- elimination of paper programs and giveaways to all electronic all print outs on recycled content fsc paper.
- reduction of energy use through messaging, fixtures, solar on roof, and offsets purchased.
- massive deployment of signages messaging, announcements, games fan interaction,


Website URL where information about the green event certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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