Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Allison Brooks
Submission Date Sept. 13, 2019

STARS v2.2

Randolph College
PA-2: Sustainability Planning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Allison Brooks
Sustainability Coordinator
Buildings & Grounds
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Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address sustainability in curriculum and/or research?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to academics and the plan(s) in which they are published:

From Sustainability Plan:

• Encourage environmental stewardship by including a class focusing on sustainability in the College’s general education requirements.
• Support existing environmental education courses throughout the curriculum with
funding for adjunct faculty and visiting speakers.
• Develop a minor program in Sustainability, drawing on courses from across the
curriculum
• Continue to develop the Organic Garden internship program, maintain current
internship and student research opportunities, and explore additional internship
programs related to sustainability.


Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address student, employee, or community engagement for sustainability?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to engagement and the plan(s) in which they are published:

From Sustainability Plan:

• Continue support of existing and new clubs focused on sustainability.
• Consider building a new EcoDorm or renovating an existing residence hall into a
facility that can serve as a model for sustainable building technologies and
sustainable living. Provide an academic component through Experiential Learning
Internships for students who live in the EcoDorm.
• Continue to develop the Organic Garden internship program and consider establishing
an Organic Garden living community on one of the floors in the dormitories.


Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address sustainability in operations?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to operations and the plan(s) in which they are published:

We will be able to know if the implemented recommendations will save the energy that the audit has estimated. We have electric submeters on most campus buildings.


Does the institution have a published plan or plans that include measurable sustainability objectives that address diversity, equity, and inclusion; sustainable investment/finance; or wellbeing?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives related to administration and the plan(s) in which they are published:

The school is in the process of implementing the creation of the Office of Culture, Identity, and Inclusion.


Does the institution have a published strategic plan or equivalent guiding document that includes sustainability at a high level? :
Yes

The institution’s highest guiding document:
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Website URL where the institution’s highest guiding document is publicly available:
Which of the following best describes the inclusion of sustainability in the highest guiding document?:
Minor theme

The institution's sustainability plan:
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Website URL where the institution's sustainability plan is publicly available:
Does the institution have a formal statement in support of sustainability endorsed by its governing body?:
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The formal statement in support of sustainability:
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The institution’s definition of sustainability:
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Is the institution an endorser or signatory of the following? :
Yes or No
The Earth Charter No
The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) No
ISCN-GULF Sustainable Campus Charter No
Pan-Canadian Protocol for Sustainability No
SDG Accord No
Second Nature’s Carbon Commitment (formerly known as the ACUPCC), Resilience Commitment, and/or integrated Climate Commitment Yes
The Talloires Declaration (TD) Yes
UN Global Compact No
Other multi-dimensional sustainability commitments (please specify below) No

A brief description of the institution’s formal sustainability commitments, including the specific initiatives selected above:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability planning efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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