Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.52
Liaison Gina Talt
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Princeton University
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.05 / 3.00 Shana Weber
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of employees (staff + faculty, headcount):
6,700

Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program (avoid double-counting):
103

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer educator program:
1.54

Name of the employee educators program:
Sustainability Ambassadors Program

Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount):
103

A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities:

The Ambassadors attend seasonal lunch and learn sessions during the academic year. There are four sessions total including, an orientation that covers the history of sustainability initiatives at the institution and the progress made toward reaching the University’s sustainability goals; how to incorporate sustainability at work; how to live sustainably at home; and a student-led green tour of campus.


A brief description of how the employee educators are selected:

Sustainability Ambassadors are either appointed by their department directors to participate in the program or are self-nominated. Additionally, a growing number of Ambassadors are referred to the program by alumni of the program.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach:

The Ambassadors attend seasonal lunch and learn sessions during the academic year. There are four sessions total including, an orientation that covers the history of sustainability initiatives at the institution and the progress made toward reaching the University’s sustainability goals; how to incorporate sustainability at work; how to live sustainably at home; and a student-led green tour of campus.


A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or paid faculty/staff coordination):

The Office of Sustainability staff developed and runs the program.


Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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Number of employees served (i.e. directly targeted) by the program (headcount) (2nd program):
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A brief description of the program, including examples of peer-to-peer outreach activities (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive to prepare them to conduct peer outreach (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial and/or administrative support the institution provides to the program (e.g. annual budget and/or paid faculty/staff coordination) (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs, including the number of employees served and how employee educators are selected, trained, and supported by the institution:
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Total number of hours employee educators are engaged in peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education activities annually:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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