Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.09
Liaison Andrew Riley
Submission Date April 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Morrisville
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Bill Mitchell
Energy & Sustainability Manager
Facilities
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

New York State - Civil Service Law § 107, Public Officers Law § 73(17), and Public Officers Law § 74 prohibit certain political activity in the workplace. In addition, the Commission’s outside activity regulations prohibit certain outside political activities.


https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


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:

New York State - Civil Service Law § 107, Public Officers Law § 73(17), and Public Officers Law § 74 prohibit certain political activity in the workplace. In addition, the Commission’s outside activity regulations prohibit certain outside political activities.


https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


Restrictions Outside the workplace: The restrictions include serving as a member, officer, director, board member, or district leader of any party committee.


Policy makers, heads of State agencies, and statewide elected officials may serve as a delegate to a state or national party convention.


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:

None.


New York State -Civil Service Law § 107, Public Officers Law § 73(17), and Public Officers Law § 74 prohibit certain political activity in the workplace. In addition, the Commission’s outside activity regulations prohibit certain outside political activities.


https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


Restrictions Outside the workplace: The restrictions include serving as a member, officer, director, board member, or district leader of any party committee.


Policy makers, heads of State agencies, and statewide elected officials may serve as a delegate to a state or national party convention.


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:

As stated above, as a NY State Institiution


New York State -Civil Service Law § 107, Public Officers Law § 73(17), and Public Officers Law § 74 prohibit certain political activity in the workplace. In addition, the Commission’s outside activity regulations prohibit certain outside political activities.   


https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


However, SUNY Morrisville college administration supports the use of the United Nations - UN SDG's - Sustainable Development Goals, especially to engage student learning in global sustainability practice, and thought leadership.


SUNY Morrisville hosts a student project showcase yearly (on Earth Day), in support of student projects that support these UN SDG's.


https://www.morrisville.edu/events/applied-learning-student-showcase-spring-2023


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

Support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals,- UN SDG's, as well as Equity / Sustainability in Environmental and Social, Governance.


https://www.morrisville.edu/events/applied-learning-student-showcase-spring-2023


 


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

None.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability advocacy efforts is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


New York State -Civil Service Law § 107, Public Officers Law § 73(17), and Public Officers Law § 74 prohibit certain political activity in the workplace. In addition, the Commission’s outside activity regulations prohibit certain outside political activities.


https://ethics.ny.gov/political-activity


Restrictions Outside the workplace: The restrictions include serving as a member, officer, director, board member, or district leader of any party committee.


Policy makers, heads of State agencies, and statewide elected officials may serve as a delegate to a state or national party convention.


Data and information in this AASHE framework section has been collected by the Energy and Sustainability Manager at SUNY Morrisville. 


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