Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.41
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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University of Arizona
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Joseph Abraham
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

Research that directly or indirectly supports the responsible management and long-term viability of natural, social and economic systems such that the needs of future generations can be met.

Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

Analysis of the research centers and departments on campus by an Office of Sustainability graduate assistant was used to create a list of research projects that compliments current listings kept by the Institute of the Environment.

Specifically, the research focus of departments and centers played a large part in determining what activities are deemed sustainability research as did the role of faculty members who both teach about and research sustainability issues.

Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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