|Submission Date||June 22, 2018|
Soka University of America
IN-4: Green Athletics
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
Institution has an active green athletics program through which it engages the community around issues of sustainability. The program includes at least four of the following:
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events
A stadium certified under a green building rating system
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives
- An athletic team certification program
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.
Report on current programs at the time of submission.
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