Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.54
Liaison Stephane Menand
Submission Date June 22, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Missouri University of Science and Technology
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Stephane Menand
Assistant Director
Center for Sustainability
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

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

AASHE, Second Nature


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

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

1. STHL, (St. Louis, Missouri). Assistant Director, Stephane Menand is a member of the Consortium.
2. Sustainable Ozarks Partnership; url: http://www.sustainableozarks.org/
Center Director, Angie Rolufs, is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainable Ozarks Partnership

We previously participated in the UM System 4-Campus Sustainability Network – have not been active in last several months.


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

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

Sustainable Energy Future Conference in Collaboration with the Sustainability Offices at Ameren, Saint Louis University, and Washington University in St. Louis; url: http://sefconf.mst.edu/
he sustainability directors at Ameren, Missouri S&T, Saint Louis University (SLU), and Washington University in St. Louis collaborated on a Sustainable Energy Future Conference that was held in the SLU Center for Global Citizenship. There were four separate panels at the conference covering the following topics:
• ACHIEVING A SUSTAINABLE BALANCE IN THE UTILITY INDUSTRY
• OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR
• ENERGY INNOVATIONS IN URBAN DEVELOPMENT
• IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY POLICY DEVELOPMENT


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

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

The sustainability directors at Ameren, Missouri S&T, Saint Louis University (SLU), and Washington University in St. Louis collaborated on a Sustainable Energy Future Conference that was held in the SLU Center for Global Citizenship. There were four separate panels at the conference covering the following topics:
• ACHIEVING A SUSTAINABLE BALANCE IN THE UTILITY INDUSTRY
• OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE TRANSPORTATION SECTOR
• ENERGY INNOVATIONS IN URBAN DEVELOPMENT
• IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY POLICY DEVELOPMENT


Has the institution had staff, students or faculty 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):

1. STL-HESC The mission of the St. Louis Regional Higher Education Sustainability Consortium (STL-HESC) is "to connect the strengths, resources, and knowledge of the St. Louis area universities and colleges, to advance collective sustainability initiatives that cultivate innovation, eliminate non-productive competition, and create a network which is more than the sum of its parts." (Charter, May 2014)
Center Director, Angela Rolufs, serves on the boards of the following sustainability-focused networks:
2. Missouri Energy Initiative: http://www.moenergy.org/
3. Sustainable Ozarks Partnership: http://www.moenergy.org/
4. Governor’s Steering Committee, Missouri Comprehensive State Energy Plan: https://energy.mo.gov/energy/docs/MCSEP.pdf
5. Friendship School Foundation - supporting sustainability in the craft beverage industry: http://www.stjameswinery.com/blog/grapes-grain-fun-run-at-st-james-winery-vineyards/
6. Kaleidoscope Discovery Center Board of Directors: https://www.thekaleidoscope.org/ (served until March of 2017)
7. Center Director is a member of the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), is a member of the curriculum committee for on-line courses, and is a Climate Champion within the organization; url: https://accoonline.org/

Center Director was on the planning committee of the Sustainable Energy Future Conference held at Saint Louis University Center for Global Citizenship: http://sefconf.mst.edu/


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:

The Center for Sustainability at Missouri S&T has an ongoing mentoring relationship with the Fort Leonard Wood Army Installation. Center Director, Angela Rolufs, and Administrative Consultant, Steve Tupper both serve on various committees supporting the development and maintenance of the Installation Strategic Sustainability Plan (ISSP). More here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/232734825_Initial_Integrated_Strategic_Sustainability_Plan_for_Fort_Leonard_Wood


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
No

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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