Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.98
Liaison Tom Goldsmith
Submission Date March 14, 2016
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St. John's University, New York
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Thomas Goldsmith
Director of Environment and Energy Conservation
Facilities Services
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

St.John's has hosted webinars for the Environmental Protection Agency, sent 16 SJU students to the show in NYC being sponsored by Con Edison (link. http://nesea.org/conference/buildingenergy-15) reporting back to the Sustainability Director what they got out of attending, and sent individuals to the NYSAR3 conference to present on composting initiatives.

Also a Sustainability presentation given on Campus by Co-Chairs of the Sustainability Committee by Tom Goldsmith, Director of Environment & Energy Conservation, Dr. Cantelmo, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, and Sustainability coordinators supplimentary video can be found via the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e43R3rhCVB4&index=33&list=PL1fppMkc0Lu87oE_wUmj2i0rugGw07DFq


The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, AASHE, PLANYC University Challenge, New York State DOT "Clean our Campus", USGBC, Campus Conservation Nationals, and NYSAR3 Reduce Reuse Recycle.

Involvement in the above can be found via the University's Sustainability page: http://www.stjohns.edu/campuses/sustainability/about-sustainability


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

The NYC Carbon Challenge is a commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2017. With local Universities, hospitals,and businesses, St. John's University is well on their way to making the 30% reduction mark.
To learn more: http://www.nyc.gov/html/gbee/html/challenge/universities.shtml

In collaboration with the one-hundred plus schools participating, St. John's University has been a Conservation Nationals participant for the past several years. To find out more: http://www.competetoreduce.org/2014/


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