Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
IN-20: Grounds Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Chris Young
Assistant Director - Buildings & Grounds
Facilities
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution own and/or manage land that is currently certified under the following programs? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation ---
Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) ---
Bee Campus USA ---
Demeter Biodynamic ---
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Forest Management standard ---
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Green List Standard ---
National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat Program ---
An Organic standard or Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) endorsed by IFOAM ---
Salmon-Safe ---
Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) ---
Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation) Yes
An equivalent program approved by AASHE ---

A brief description of the institution’s third party certified land holdings:

The main campus of Santa Clara University is rich in both trees and vegetation. Based on SCU’s commitment towards effectively managing campus trees to develop healthy, urban forests, while engaging the student population through service-learning and forestry efforts, SCU has been Tree Campus USA certified since 2016.

See: https://www.arborday.org/programs/treecampususa/campuses.cfm


Documentation affirming the certification(s):
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Website URL where information affirming the certification(s) is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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