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

STARS v2.2

Loyola Marymount University
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Jessica Hernandez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Green LMU

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:

Sustainable Innovation is paramount to solving our global environmental health crisis. With dozens of initiatives, Green LMU, as the office of sustainability, has been working to improve LMU's environmental presence since our first initiatives prior to 1990. Our team is built of faculty, staff, students, and partners committed to bettering the environment in creative, eco-friendly ways. We've become a global leader in sustainability.


Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Air & Climate
Energy
Food & Dining
Grounds
Purchasing
Transportation
Waste
Water
Coordination & Planning

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
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Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Center for Urban Resilience (CURes)

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:

Innovation in the field of urban resilience is a key aspect of Jesuit education within Loyola Marymount University. The Center for Urban Resilience allows faculty and students to promote innovation by developing undergraduate and graduate courses, supporting faculty research and scholarly activity, publishing an international journal, providing restorative justice training, and conducting cutting-edge urban ecology research. Since 2011 CURes has provided an academic platform to enhance the sustainability acumen of individuals within the greater LMU community.


Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy
Grounds
Transportation
Waste
Water
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability
Wellbeing & Work

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
Sustainable Development Goals

A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:

Loyola Marymount University has been admitted as an observer to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, providing opportunities for students and faculty members to participate in discussions about global warming, greenhouse gases, and other environmental issues. LMU has institutionalized the UN SDG as a way to spearhead climate change and become a global leader in sustainable innovation. The Institute for business and sustainability empowers students through the SDG to think critically about the challenges 21st-century corporations face and advances research to influence private and public policy.

https://cba.lmu.edu/centers/ibes/focusareas/sustainabledevelopment/


Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy
Food & Dining
Grounds
Transportation
Waste
Water
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability
Wellbeing & Work

Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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