Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.33
Liaison Sarah Tulga
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northwestern University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Sarah Tulga
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Facilities
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Big Ten Sustainability Network
Alliance to Retrofit Chicago Higher Education
Chicagoland Network for Sustainability in Higher Education
Chicago Sustainability Task Force


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

During the previous academic year 2018-2019, sustainNU staff presented at the AASHE national meeting on October 4th 2018.

Julie Cahillane presented two talks, one called, “Using Waste Audit Data to Drive Waste Reduction, Diversion, and Engagement” and, “How Knowledge Can Create a Culture of Sustainability.”


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

Northwestern University has submitted a case study to the AASHE Campus Sustainability Hub which serves as a resource center for all members and higher education organizations.

The Composting at Northwestern University Norris Center
https://hub.aashe.org/browse/casestudy/21868/Composting-at-Northwestern-University-Norris-Center


Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
No

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
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Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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