Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.81
Liaison Aaron Durnbaugh
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Loyola University Chicago
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Aaron Durnbaugh
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Second Nature's Climate Commitment


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Chicagoland Network for Sustainability in Higher Education
Alliance to Retrofit Chicago Higher Education


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

CNSHE/ARCH Conference
American Jesuit College and Universities - Facilities Conference
Midwest APPA


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

US Dept. of Education Green Ribbon Designation
NACDA Sustainability Award
Green Electronics Council


Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

AASHE STARS Steering Committee
Midwest Higher Education Council Sustainability Working Group


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Supporting the 28 AJCU universities through an annual meeting as part of the Climate Change Conference. Actions have evaluated current sustainability commitments, value of various organizational participation, tracking and assessment tool training.


Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
Yes

A brief description of the peer review activities:

Provided review to Chicago-area university for their GHG inventory process.
Provided support to multiple institutions compiling their green electronics data in support of an award submission.


A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

Continued support for ARCH, an initiative to advance energy efficiency efforts at Chicago area schools. Loyola was a founder and continues to support fundraising and meeting coordination.


Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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