|Submission Date||Feb. 21, 2018|
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration
|3.00 / 3.00||
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Climate Leadership Commitment (New ACUPCC)
University Surplus Property Association
Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
Southeast Pennsylvania Green Schools
Green Building United (Formerly Delaware Valley Green Building Council)
City of Philadelphia's Solid Waste and Recycling Advisory Council
Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
-AASHE's 2016 conference - Starting a Surplus Program workshop
-USPA 2017 conference - Urban surplus programs
-October 2017 DVGBC event: "Collaborative Learning: Temple's Tiny House"
-October 2017 Wisconsin Hope Laboratory's #RealCollege conference - "Creating Systemic Change in Higher Education"
-Post Landfill Action Network Zero Waste Conference
Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
"Temple Tiny House" case study submitted for the 2017 AASHE Campus Achievement Sustainability Award.
Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):
Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
A brief description of the peer review activities:
Participated in the STARS pilot for reviewing submission.
Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:
1) Through the SE PA Green Schools, Temple University hosted a guided tour of its surplus operations and how other schools/local governments could implement a program like Temple's surplus program. Following the tour, Temple provided detailed documentation to several schools on how it got its program started and provided its working documents to serve as a model.
2) Collaborated with Drexel and Villanova to host and participate in SPARK, a sustainable innovation design competition.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Updated September 2017