Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.30
Liaison Nicholas Liu-Sontag
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2020
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STARS v2.1

New York University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Nicholas Liu-Sontag
Manager
Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

NYU offers the Green Zone training, which is available to all NYU staff and administrators. Green Zone is part of a suite of NYU trainings that teaches community members how to foster a more inclusive, empathetic, informed, and safer NYU. Through this three hour training, participating students, faculty, administrators, and staff learn about and discuss key concepts and terminology related to sustainability in order to move towards greater environmental and social consciousness and take concrete actions.

NYU also offers an instructor-led course available to all administrators called “Sustainability at NYU: Greening Your Office and Events.” Through this hour and a half long training, administrators learn basic strategies for integrating more sustainability practices into their office operations and events.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):
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Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
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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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