Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Rich Walker
Submission Date April 22, 2016
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kevin Adkins
Sustainability Officer
Vice Chancellor for Administration
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

SIUE participates in the Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council (IGGCC) and supports its initiatives such as substantially reducing the total number of imaging devices in operation. Imaging devices include printers, photocopiers, fax machines, and scanners. •Universities Executive Order 11 On April 22nd, 2009 Earth Day Governor Quinn signed executive order 11 to reduce the environmental impact of state government operations. The executive order directs state agencies to lead by example in waste prevention, energy efficiency and conservation, procurement, and water quality and conservation. By implementing these sustainability practices, agencies will not only benefit the quality of our air, land and water; they will also save Illinois taxpayers’ money by reducing utility bills, waste disposal fees, and other operating costs. The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available: http://siue.edu/sustainability


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:

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