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

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
OP-17: Support for Sustainable Transportation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.20 / 1.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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Does the institution have a bicycle-sharing program or participate in a local bicycle-sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the bicycle sharing program:
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Does the institution participate in a car sharing program?:
No

A brief description of the car sharing program:
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Does the institution offer preferential parking or other incentives for fuel efficient vehicles?:
No

A brief description of the incentives for fuel efficient vehicles:
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Does the institution have one or more Level 2 or Level 3 electric vehicle recharging stations that are accessible to student and employee commuters?:
No

A brief description of the electric vehicle recharging stations:
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Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
No

A brief description of the incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus:
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Does the institution have other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting?:
Yes

A brief description of other programs or initiatives to encourage more sustainable modes of transportation and/or reduce the impact of student and employee commuting:

ACG following sustainable best practices aiming at minimizing carbon emissions and creating a sustainable transportation culture among its members, promotes sustainable transportation as follows:

1. Shuttle bus service
ACG offers a shuttle bus service from central points around Athens (mainly from Metro Station) to campus and back. The shuttle service schedule is announced on its main website as well as the intranet system
https://www.acg.edu/current-students/student-services/shuttle-bus-schedule/
2. ACG Sustainability Pledge
Through the ACG Sustainability pledge, signatory ACG members are encouraged and committed to using more sustainable ways of transportation.
https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/community-engagement/acg-sustainability-pledge/
3. Sustainability Tips
On a dedicated section of the Sustainability@ACG website we have posted publicly Sustainable Transportation Tips in order to motivate our members and guests to follow more sustainable ways of transportation
https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/community-engagement/sustainability-tips/
Finally, for injured and handicapped students and faculty there are policies and strategies as well as priority to ensure their access to the entire campus using the ACG electric cars negating the need to be driven to the buildings of the College.


Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainable transportation is available:
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