Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.40
Liaison Saiyare Refaei
Submission Date March 12, 2013
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Pacific Lutheran University
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Christine Cooley
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
789

Program name (1st program) :
Sustainability Committee

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
700

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

Employees are nominated, then asked to volunteer for two hours a month to sit on the Committee.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

The committee is an ongoing taining program in that the members are updated every month with campus sustainability programs and projects, then asked to contribute based on the role of the department they represent.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The committee has access to student green fees for funding.


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
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Program name (2nd program):
UnPLUg

Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
35

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):

Within each building on campus, a volunteer is selected to represent their building for a one month competition to reduce electricity consumption.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):

Electronic training is sent to each representative with directions and an explanation of the event.


A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):

PLU pays an incentive to the building that reduces its electricity consumption the most during the one month period.


The website URL where information about the program is available (2nd program):
Program name(s) (all other programs):
Administrative Staff Council

Number of employees served by the program(s) (all other programs):
285

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (all other programs):

Each area of the university staff (i.e. Dining, Human Resources) democratically elects one representative who is paid to participate in the ASC.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (all other programs):

As part of their job description, representatives are trained to promote sustainability in one of twelve annual meetings. Their training helps to facilitate their offices become more aware of sustainability and promote sustainable actions in their area.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program(s) (all other programs):

All representatives in the ASC are paid for their time contributed to the Council.


The website URL where information about the program(s) is available (all other programs):

Number of faculty served by ASC as of September 2012: 244 full time, 41 part time.

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