Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.86
Liaison Alyssa Erding
Submission Date Jan. 19, 2021

STARS v2.2

Macalester College
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.30 / 3.00 Christie Manning
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Total number of employees:
789

Total number of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
789

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
100

Name of the employee educators program (1st program):
Macalester Bicycle and Alternative Commuter Group

A brief description of the employee educators program (1st program):

This group maintains an interest list of alternative commuters and sends outreach material to the group. In addition, the Sustainability Office pays for a coffee break twice a month for this group. Members of this group act as peer resources for others looking to try a different transportation options, particularly for bicycle commuting and learning how to use the public transportation system.


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (1st program):

Any employee who has an interest in commuting to work using a method other than driving a single-occupancy vehicle.


Number of trained employee educators (1st program):
3

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (1st program):
35

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (1st program):
1

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (1st program):
105

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (1st program) :
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
Sustainability Staff Network

A brief description of the employee educators program (2nd program):

The Sustainability Staff Network is modeled on our successful Sustainability Student Network. The Sustainability Office keeps a moodle group, sends out information and event listings and develops staff trainings.


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (2nd program):

Any employee who works on a sustainability-related issue.


Number of trained employee educators (2nd program):
9

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (2nd program):
35

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (2nd program):
1

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (2nd program):
315

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (2nd program):
A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the employee educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (all other programs):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all programs):
420

Hours worked annually by trained employee sustainability educators per employee served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.53

Website URL where information about the employee sustainability educators programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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