Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.50
Liaison Molly Johnson
Submission Date Aug. 6, 2018
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STARS v2.1

The New School
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Molly Craft Johnson
Sustainability Associate
Tishman Environment & Design Center
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is the hub for sustainability at The New School, committed to fostering an environmental philosophy and an understanding of sustainability that digs deeper than simply championing the concepts of being "green" or "eco-friendly." At the Tishman Center and The New School, sustainability is truly cross-disciplinary, incorporating and collaborative space that brings together stakeholders from a variety of disciplines, schools, and populations. We serve as a collaborative resource center and academic convener for environmental justice groups, community leaders, design, and climate experts to create discourse, dialogue, and action on today's most challenging issues.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
1.50

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Molly Johnson, University Sustainability Associate & Erik Eibert, Assistant Driector, Sustainable Initiatives, Buildings

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The Tishman Center is a communication bridge between the university's operational sustainability efforts and the university community. The University Sustainability Associate is tasked with connecting and coordinating research, academic, extracurricular, and operational sustainability efforts.


Job title of the sustainability officer position:
University Sustainability Associate

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