Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.74
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date Oct. 20, 2014
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Pennsylvania State University
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lydia Vandenbergh
Assoc. Dir. Employee Engagement & Education
Sustainability Institute
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The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

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

At Penn State's New Employee Orientation, our Center for Workplace Learning and Performance introduces the participants to the concept of sustainability, and ways they can become involved, such as the Green Paws (sustainable office practices) Program. A follow-up email sent to new employees includes additional information about sustainability, including links to the sustainability.psu.edu website, an informational video about sustainability at Penn State, and a news article about our Mobius recycling program.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:

New employee orientation will be moving to an on-line format in the future.

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