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-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Angie Rolufs
Director
Office of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engagement
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Assisted City of Rolla in their implementation of a “Complete Streets” plan which advocated for a more walkable and bike-friendly community
Assisted City of St. James in implementing Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) and now assisting City of Rolla in implementing PACE


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

As a member of the Missouri Energy Initiative, Missouri S&T advocates for state-wide energy policy that results from science-based data on energy efficiency and renewable energy.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
Yes

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

Second Nature Climate Commitment
Chancellor Schrader signed the Climate Commitment in December of 2015. More here: http://secondnature.org/climate-guidance/the-commitments/
Advocacy for nation-wide sustainability and climate action

Association for Climate Change Officers (ACCO)
Center Director is a Climate Champion at ACCO
ACCO advocates for the acceptance of the need for a climate change professional occupation, as well as the integration of climate change competencies into other critical professional functions
More here: https://accoonline.org/ataglance/


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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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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