Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.44
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 3.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Boroume

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

As of November 2018, ACG has signed a MoU with the NGO Boroume.
Boroume is a non-profit organization whose mission to reduce food waste and to fight malnutrition in Greece aligns perfectly with the ACG sustainability efforts in terms of social responsibility and community engagement.
In the context of our collaboration, we have adopted a farmers’ market – the ACG Farmers’ Market – where we volunteer on a weekly basis, every Monday, since November 2018.
https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
HOPEgenesis

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Not Sure

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

As of September 2019, ACG has signed a MoU with the NGO HOPEGenesis.
HOPEGenesis is a non-profit organization in the field of medicine that addresses the issue of low birth rates in Greece. Its mission is to provide comprehensive medical care and treatment for women who become pregnant until the day they give birth. The organization focuses mainly on women who live in remote rural areas or isolated islands in Greece.
In the context of this collaboration, HOPEgenesis will be an active participant at the Mind Body Spirit Fest 2019, October 8-12, with a presentation and an information booth.
https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Soup Kitchen of Aghia Paraskevi Municipality

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
No

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

Since 2013, ACG systematically supports the Municipality’s Soup Kitchen through monetary and in-kind donations. All offers are a result of student-lead activities taking place throughout the year at both Pierce and Deree, especially during the Christmas and Easter periods.
https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:

Other community partnerhsips:
Cooperation with the Municipality of Peristeri/Attica for the collection and donation of plastic caps in order to raise funds for the purchase of wheelchairs for people with disabilities
Offering medicines to the “Doctors of the World”


Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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