Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Dayna Cook
Submission Date Oct. 8, 2012
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Northern Arizona University
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Bryan McLaren
NAU Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

New Employee Orientation, led by a member of the HR staff, showcases Northern Arizona University's commitment to Sustainability. The orientation introduces new employees to NAU's seven (7) strategic goals.

As part of the strategic goals discussion – specifically the goal ‘Vibrant Sustainable Communities’ , the following is covered:

•Campus efforts in sustainability (prudent use of resources, commitment to reduce carbon footprint, green building initiatives, paperless initiatives)

•Desire to create sustainable processes that don’t constantly require new resources (automation initiatives)

•Sustainable communities – efforts to increase social engagement for students, faculty and staff through speakers, forums, the arts, other campus activities

•Campus resources employees can access/participate in (recycling program, bus passes, campus events)

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