|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||July 30, 2012|
Saint Mary's University
IN-4: Innovation 4
|1.00 / 1.00||
Manager, Custodial and Administration
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
In September 2011, the Saint Mary's University Sustainability team designed a society engagement program that is intended to promote sustainable programming at non-environmental society events. To access a larger audience of students, the university has developed a support program that assists societies with their non-environmental events if they create a sustainable event or promote a sustainable initiative. To date - there have been 3 submissions where events have received a small funding grant and in return the society has committed to promote the Sustainability at Saint Mary's initiatives or ensure their event is green. One event to date - ordered a local food menu, sponsored by Bullfrog Power (green power company). Another event conducted a presentation on Sustainability programs and promoted the volunteer program and newsletter subscription programs. The third event to date promotes proper recycling around campus.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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