Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.51
Liaison Dan DeZarn
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2019
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State University of New York at Geneseo
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Dan Dezarn
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

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

Dan Dezarn, head of the Office of Sustainability, serves as a co-chair of the SUNY Sustainability Coalition, which includes sustainability professionals that advocate for sustainability initiatives to state government and SUNY system. Additionally, the SUNY Chancellor is a huge advocate for sustainability; the coalition is currently working on a document that would commit the SUNY system to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the national level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
No

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

SUNY Geneseo is a member of the UN Global Compact. Furthermore, we have adopted the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a metric for reporting on our sustainability activities on campus.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):

The college is a state held institution and maintains no formal political stance.


A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):

As a state institution, the college is prevented from making such contributions.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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