Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.50
Liaison Molly Johnson
Submission Date Aug. 6, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

The New School
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Molly Craft Johnson
Sustainability Associate
Tishman Environment & Design Center
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the municipal/local level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the municipal/local level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level?:
No

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the state/provincial/regional level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
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Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the national level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the national level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

To ensure New Yorkers had a platform for their voices to be heard, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman teamed up with the New York City Mayor’s Office and The New School to host The People’s Hearing on the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan.
(see: https://tishmancenter.org/new-yorkers-assemble-at-the-new-school-for-the-peoples-hearing-on-the-repeal-of-the-clean-power-plan/)


Does the institution advocate for public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability at the international level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability at the international level, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

The New School is a signatory of the We Are Still In Pledge.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years (if applicable):
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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 programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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