Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.66
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

University of Arkansas
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Eric Boles
Director
Office for Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Greek Sustainability Scorecard

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The University of Arkansas' Greek Sustainability Scorecard is an innovative program that is targeted towards the University of Arkansas's Greek life. The five different categories that each sorority or fraternity are critiqued on are Awareness, Waste Reduction, Biodiversity, Efficiency, and Innovation. An example of the questions asked on the scorecard are, Do you currently track energy usage from month to month? What is your highest month of the year?

The scorecard is out of 25 points and requires the signature of both the Sustainability Chair and President of Committee. Depending on the score, the greek life house is presented with either a bronze, silver or gold report. The scorecard has been in operation since 2017 but has grown significantly each year.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Engagement
Energy
Waste

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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