Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.75
Liaison Enid Cardinal
Submission Date July 29, 2013
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Rochester Institute of Technology
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Enid Cardinal
Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

RIT makes all of the materials it develops to promote sustainability available for download on its website: http://www.rit.edu/sustainability/downloads.

Through the Wallace Center, RIT publishes the Journal of Environmental Management, a free academic journal.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

NYSCHE - NYCSHE is the New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education
AASHE - Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
ACUPCC - American College and University President's Climate Commitment

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

RIT is home to the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, a statewide research and technology transfer center funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. NYSP2I is a partnership between RIT, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Clarkson University, and the University of Buffalo, along with the state's ten regional technology development centers (RTDC) and was developed to foster the transformation and development of sustainable businesses and organizations in New York State.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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