Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.61
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Nov. 2, 2022

STARS v2.2

Tufts University
IN-39: Sustainability Office Diversity Program

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 0.50 Tina Woolston
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the sustainability office have initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups?:
Yes

A brief description of the initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups:

Targeted outreach via LinkedIn


Does the sustainability office ensure that sustainability employees complete DEI training?:
Yes

A brief description of the DEI trainings for sustainability employees:

Tufts offers several opportunities for training around DEI, which employees are encouraged to participate in, additionally, the office discusses DEIJ readings/videos/podcasts in all-staff meetings that include both faculty and staff.


Does the sustainability office regularly collaborate on events, projects, or initiatives with the institution’s DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of events, projects, or initiatives during the previous year developed in collaboration with the DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus:

We work with the DEI office on Juneteenth events and work with the FIRST center (which supports first generation, low-income, and undocumented populations) to provide resources students may need, such as dorm supplies and professional clothing.


Does the sustainability office or committee include at least one individual with formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities?:
Yes

Documentation of the formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities:
Website URL where information about the initiatives to advance DEI within the sustainability program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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