Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Carol Rosskam
Submission Date May 28, 2021
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STARS v2.1

Northeastern University
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Casey Shetterly
Special Projects - Sustainability
Facilities
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Arboretum Status

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

In 2019 Northeastern received Arboretum Status through ArbNet www.arbnet.org/
that certifies accredited arboreta. As an urban campus on just 66(?) acres in downtown Boston having over 1k trees with 143 species is remarkable. Besides being a terrific learning tool, the arboretum is beneficial to our air quality, stormwater retention and habitat protection.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Grounds

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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