Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Greg Monaco
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2016
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Stony Brook University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tom Lanzilotta
Campus Energy Manager
Campus Operations and Maintenance
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
No

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:

The Stony Brook University Office of Sustainability works as a proponent for positive change by partnering with the university community to help develop a sustainable culture. The Office of Sustainability utilizes the campus as a real world setting for student interaction and develops sustainable programs and services in order to decrease the University's impact on the natural environment. The Office serves as a resource for best practices of sustainable solutions that look to increase operating efficiency, promote environmental awareness and conserve resources. Focusing on advocacy, policy development, reporting and communication, the Office utilizes a multifaceted approach to increase the University's sustainability programs.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:

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