Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.52
Liaison Gina Talt
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Princeton University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Shana Weber
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Do It in the Dark

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

Student group, Green Princeton, organized a campus energy competition, “Do It in the Dark.” The online dashboard, Tiger Energy, collects ongoing baseline energy data based on the projected energy use for the week. The competition lasts for 3 weeks and the winning residential college is the one that saves the most energy relative to the others. Alongside the competition, Green Princeton ran a communications campaign to promote the competition and teach students about how they can save energy.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

By the end of the campaign, the winning residential college used 2.6% less energy, with the second place college saving 2.3%. Overall, the colleges saved 107,999.24 watts, equal to 3,368 miles in a Tesla.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Green Office Recognition Program

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

In 2014, the Office of Sustainability launched the Green Office program for departments interested in incorporating more sustainability practices. To participate, departments answer a series of questions, ranging from resource conservation to community-building activities. Each office or department is then recognized for its participation through the Office of Sustainability’s communication channels and with an eco-friendly plaque.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

There are 7 current participants in the program.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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