Overall Rating Reporter - expired
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Liaison Lindsay Batchelor
Submission Date April 5, 2012
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North Carolina State University
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tracy Dixon
Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

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:

NC State’s Office of External Affairs is the voice of campus communications with state and local government officials and serves as a liaison with all state, city, and county governmental agencies. External Affairs increases the visibility of NC State and effectively shares campus concerns and priorities with members of the North Carolina General Assembly and local governments throughout North Carolina, specifically Raleigh and Wake County. External Affairs additionally works with the University of North Carolina System to advocate for policies that benefit all 17 North Carolina colleges and universities. A recent example of supporting legislation is, HB 1292, that allows a percentage of energy savings to remain available to the institution (http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2009/Bills/House/PDF/H1292v5.pdf).

NC State additionally has an Office of Federal Research Affairs , that has three missions: to increase understanding and support for NC State’s federal agenda, primarily focusing on NC State’s federal research initiatives; to communicate to NC State stakeholders the federal policy changes that are contemplated; and to affect change on those policies when they would adversely affect the operations of NC State.


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

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