|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||July 15, 2011|
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy
|4.00 / 4.00||
Campus Planning + Design
Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
The RMCAD Vice President of Campus Planning + Design, Julie Stewart-Pollack has been a member of the governing council of the National Academy of Environmental Design (NAED) from 2009 - 2011. Ms. Stewart-Pollack was a member of the NAED while she was VP of Campus Planning + Design, a faculty member and Director of the Institute of Sustainable Studies at RMCAD.
Mission of the National Academy of Environmental Design
The National Academy of Environmental Design serves the public by promoting the flourishing of individuals, communities, and the natural world through the sustainable design and stewardship of human and natural environments.
Purpose of the National Academy of Environmental Design
Pressing and catastrophic challenges face the United States and the world, including precipitous climate change, species extinction, and a wide range of epidemics and toxins affecting human health. The factors that cause these problems are complex and often poorly understood even when recognized, but many such problems involve the communities, landscapes, buildings, and products people occupy and use.
The National Academy of Environmental Design has been created to address these problems through the diverse knowledge and practical expertise of the environmental design and related disciplines.
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:
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