Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.50
Liaison Derek Nichols
Submission Date May 17, 2022

STARS v2.2

University at Buffalo
PA-4: Reporting Assurance

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Derek Nichols
Sustainability Engagement Coordinator
UB Sustainability
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Has the institution completed an assurance process that provides independent affirmation that the information in its current STARS report is reported in accordance with credit criteria?:
Yes

Did the assurance process include internal review, an external audit, or both?:
External audit

The name, title, and organizational affiliation of each reviewer:

Mary Ellen Mallia, Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability, SUNY Albany


A brief description of the institution’s assurance process:

The University at Buffalo team gave STARS access to our peers at the University at Albany. Mary Ellen Mallia provided comments using the STARS template, UB addressed them, and then Mary Ellen verified corrections were made. UB will return this favor with the University of Albany's upcoming submission


Affirmation from the reviewer(s) that the report has been reviewed in full and that all identified inconsistencies and errors have been successfully addressed prior to submitting it to AASH​E:
Completed STARS Review Template:
Affirmation from the reviewer(s) that the report has been reviewed in full and that all identified inconsistencies and errors have been successfully addressed prior to ​submitting it to AASHE (2nd review):
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Completed STARS Review Template (2nd review):
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Affirmation from the reviewer(s) that the report has been reviewed in full and that all identified inconsistencies and errors have been successfully addressed prior to ​submitting it to AASHE​ (3rd review):
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Copy of completed STARS Review Template (3rd review):
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Website URL where information about the institution’s reporting assurance is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.