Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.37
Liaison Angie Kim
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Purchase College - State University of New York
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Angie Kim
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The mission of the Sustainability Committee at Purchase College is to be a task-oriented committee in which members facilitate sustainability-related projects/initiatives. The Committee also seeks to engage with other green student organizations on campus to support and provide guidance on events, projects and initiatives.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

The Committee is comprised of faculty and staff reaching various departments including: Campus Technology Services, Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Facilities, Continuing Education, and New Media.


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Sustainability Office falls under Facilities Management but works closely with various departments on campus as well as students.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1 #

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Angie Kim - Sustainability Coordinator

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The Sustainability Committee and the Sustainability Coordinator has been active in the Green Fee committee in approving proposals for green initiatives and providing support and resources to bring the proposals to action. Some of the permanent and successful accomplishments include installing an on-campus composter, establishing a student-run thrift store, implementing a student furniture re-use center, providing faculty/staff with a local produce delivery program, creation of a water bottle refill station map, and significant outreach to various student groups, summer rentals, offices and departments


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Sustainability Coordinator

Job description for the sustainability officer position:
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Job description for the sustainability officer position:

Deliver quality customer service by understanding customer needs and working to exceed expectations. The Sustainability Coordinator will act as point of contact for all sustainability related needs and will demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic, and flexible attitude towards internal and external stakeholders. The College’s ideal Coordinator will wear multiple hats, including, but not limited to managing sustainability related reporting, providing sustainability communications as well as outreach and coordination on existing and new sustainability initiatives.


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