Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.64
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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Seattle University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Phillip Thompson
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):
Sustainability is included in the new employee orientation program. All new employees (permanent, temporary and part-time) are required to attend orientation and are present during the sustainability presentation. The presentation is approximately ten minutes long and discusses the ways in which sustainability encompasses social justice, environmental stewardship and environmental justice. The presentation highlights Seattle University's sustainability goals and efforts, LEED buildings, waste reduction/diversion, and how energy and water are conserved. Examples are provided of steps each employee can take to help the university obtain greater sustainability. Resources and contact information is provided should anyone seek guidance. An introductory video of campus sustainability is shown: https://youtu.be/wFfrdAWWCmY?list=UUl5ClcrWHPOgiLyAFrh3a5w An SU Sustainability Infographic is presented and discussed: https://www.seattleu.edu/cejs/campus-sustainability/

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