Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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Tufts University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Tina Woolston
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

The Office of Sustainability has created a list of educational materials (all available online) for other universities and interested parties. See http://sustainability.tufts.edu/?pid=28.

The Urban Environmental Policy and Planning Program also put together a sustainability guideline that can be found here: https://wikis.uit.tufts.edu/confluence/download/attachments/34084861/Food+System+Course+Guide+Nov2010.pdf?version=3&modificationDate=1288837375000


The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

AASHE
NECSC (Northeast College Sustainability Coordinators)
USGBC
MSSCOR (Massachusetts School Sustainability Coordinators)

Tufts is also affiliated with the Stockholm Environment Institute. See more at http://sei-international.org/index.php.


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

Tufts has a long history of collaboration with other institutes of higher education as well as other organizations. Tufts was one of the founding members of the NECSC (Northeast College Sustainability Coordinators). The Office of Sustainability and its predecessors (the Tufts Climate Initiative and Tufts CLEAN! amongst others) has hosted many conferences over the past 20 years, from the Massachusetts Climate Action Networks first conference to Sustainable Dining conferences to a regional Eco-Rep conference this past fall (see http://sustainability.tufts.edu/?pid=136). In addition many publications related to sustainability on campuses have come out of Tufts, both from faculty as well as staff.


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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