|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2016|
Sterling College (VT)
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy
Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
Sterling College has hosted 350Vermont on campus to talk about a carbon tax to encourage emission reductions and to use the money both for energy efficiency and for tax cuts elsewhere.
A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
Sterling College was a participant in the lobbying and support of raising the net metering limits in Vermont to enable more renewable power and energy use.
A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available: