Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.36
Liaison Rachael Wein
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

Smith College
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Rachael Wein
Assistant Director of Sustainability
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Percentage of new employees 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:

Sustainability has been incorporated in the orientation that every new employee receives from HR, due to a collaboration between the Office of Campus Sustainability and Human Resources. As part of their orientation, new employees view a slideshow presentation about various aspects of campus life, which includes slides on sustainability. These slides let employees know that sustainability is a priority for Smith and they are part of achieving those goals. Slides also go over recycling guidelines, encourage employees to bring their own reusable items to work like bags and coffee mugs, encourage them to reduce energy use by shutting off lights, computers, etc., and encourage them to commute sustainably, including information on our parking-opt out program.

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:

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