|Silver - expired
|April 22, 2016
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy
|2.00 / 2.00
Operations & Finance
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:
Members of Stonehill's faculty and staff are active in Easton's Green Communities Committee, and Green Schools.
Easton's Green Communities Committee helps educate the Town of Easton on clean energy options and measures that can be implemented to reduce energy use, conserve resources and reduce emissions; to assist in the development of cost effective projects on municipal facilities to reduce energy and resource use and develop renewable energy resources; and to promote awareness of new technologies and their potential impact on energy use and resource conservation.
Green Schools is a Massachusetts based, leading national non-profit organization, organized for innovative Environmental Education, E-STEM Education, Leadership and Action. Green Schools provides a number of environmental programs and resources to best develop the next generation of GREEN students and schools.
A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
Stonehill College is a non-profit and thus is not able to make political donations.
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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