Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.59
Liaison Maria Ayala
Submission Date Dec. 26, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Universidad San Francisco de Quito
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Melanie Valencia
Sustainability Officer
Innovation and Sustainability Office
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
E-Waste Campaign

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

USFQ with the collaboration of 10 participating schools in the metropolitan district of Quito has carried out the Ewaste Electronic Recycling Campaign for 4 consecutive years, working with environmentally certified recyclers including Arte Green and Fundación Hermano Miguel to bring more than 17 tons of electronic waste, train 25 student leaders and raise awareness among more than 10,000 people about the proper handling of electronic waste focused on reuse and recycling. This campaign is conducted for only one week every year, during the last week of November.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

Through collaboration with recyclers such as Arte Green and Fundación Hermano Miguel, USFQ was able to recycle more than 17 tons of electronic waste.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Regenera

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

USFQ has a discount for everyone who brings in a reusable coffee mug to the cafés on campus. This discount is 10 cents for whoever brings in such mug.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

The results over one year have shown that 1,317 coffees were bought in a reusable mug, and thus has saved 350 kilograms of CO2 throughout the life cycle.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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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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