Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.39
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle University
IN-12: Fair Trade Campus

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Yolanda Cieters
Sustainability Manager
CEJS
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Is the institution currently designated as a Fair Trade College or University?:
Yes

Documentation affirming the Fair Trade designation:
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Website URL where documentation affirming the Fair Trade designation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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--In 2015, SU obtained the Fair Trade designation. Seattle University was the first PNW University to earn the title of Fair Trade Designated University: https://fairtradecampaigns.org/campaign/seattle-university/
--Chartwells (Seattle University's food service provider) is committed to providing fair trade certified products such as chocolate, coffee, and protein bars (Larabar) to the Seattle University community.
Read more about Chartwells Higher Education commitment to sourcing fair trade products in conjunction with Fair Trade Campaigns: https://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/18/10/r12495368/chartwells-higher-education-announces-its-commitment-to-sourcing-fair-
-- Each year, in December, during Finals week, SU’s food service provider offers Fair Trade samples (coffee, chocolate, tea,...) to students at its various locations on campus and invites fair trade vendors to provide information about their products and Fair Trade initiatives.
--A website focused on fair Trade and SU’s fair trade engagement is created to provide information to the SU campus community: https://www.seattleu.edu/cejs/campus-sustainability/fair-trade-and-direct-trade/

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