Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.64
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date April 23, 2015
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State University of New York at Cortland
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Beth Klein
Campus Sustainability Coordinato
Early Childhood Education
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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:

*Energy Manager and Director of Purchasing provided presentations and helped other SUNY campuses with Solar PV purchasing. Presented at the SUNY Sustainability Conference and the New York State Green Building Conference

*Energy Manager sits on SUNY sustainability sub-committee on Renewable Energy Credit purchases

*SUNY System,Office of Capital Facilities (OCF) provides sustainability coordinator for shared resources/services and provides guidance for all SUNY Campuses.
In addition the OCF through its office of Energy Procurement and Utility Regulatory Affairs provides optional services for all energy procurement which we take advantage of.


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 Campus has been in collaboration with various local, regional, state and national level organizations and programs. The followings is a list of some of these agencies. The climate action plan provides more details.
Local level:
- Sustainable Cortland
- Seven Valley Health Coalition
Regional level:
--Cornell Co-operative Extension Waste Management Institute
-Regional Transportation Coalition: Coalition of Three colleges & universities and seven counties
http://www.tompkins-co.org/itctc/RTS/DATA/indexRTSData.htm
State level:
- New York State Sustainability Education Working Group
- New York State Presidents for Climate Action
- New York State Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education
- SUNY Multiple Interveners: SUNY Energy Buying Group
- SUNY – Office of Capital Facilities
- Tech Garden: http://www.thetechgarden.com/programs/incubation-acceleration/
- New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
- State professional affiliations such as: NYAPPA, SUNY/PPAA
National level:
- ACUPCC
- AASHE
- Professional affiliations such as; NACUBO, APPA


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

• AASHE – SUNY Cortland joined the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education in 2007 - attended 2014 AASHE conference.
• 2014 – Green Resource Hub – promotes green businesses and promotes green initiatives within our regional community.
• Annually Multiple Interveners – Working with other peer institutions, through SUNY Administration to address utility pricing and energy purchasing guidelines
* Annually attend Energy Cap Catalyst Conference at Penn State


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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