Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.17
Liaison David Fisher
Submission Date April 11, 2014
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Maharishi University of Management
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Leanne Hays
Sustainable Living
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Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Professor Lonnie Gamble intervened in a rate case relating to renewable energy before the Iowa Public Utilities Commission

Professor Lonnie Gamble, Travis, Cox and John Collins signed a Climate Change petition for Iowa, for The Iowa Climate Project

University faculty and students have long term engagement in anti GMO initiatives, anti CAFO initiatives in partnership with Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors(JFAN), and pro-organic agriculture initiatives. We have had two of our majors do their senior projects and internships with Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors.

Faculty Dr Thimmimiah established organic standards for the coutnry of Bhutan
he also wrote thr manual for organic agroculture sused by the Department of Agriculture for the country of Bhutan

The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:

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