Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.24
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Slippery Rock University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Paul Scanlon
Special Assistant to the President
President's Office/Sustainability
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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):
A sustainability flyer that describes SRU's commitment to sustainability and the President's Climate Commitment, explains why sustainability should be important to all employees, and provides links to sustainability-focused groups, clubs, websites, Facebook pages and Twitter feeds is included in new employee orientation materials. New employees will also receive informal education about sustainability through the Green Leaves Sustainable Department Self-Certification program as it is rolled out, in which the department's Green Team Leader orients new employees to the department's sustainability practices (this program was initiated in 2017, with the Parks & Conservation Department becoming certified that year and the Library Management department achieving certification in 2018).

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