Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.50
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Berkeley
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Jack Chang
STARS Assessment Fellow (ERG)
Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

UC Berkeley invites all staff to attend the annual summit held by the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability, where campus sustainability options are highlighted and honored. The campus also certifies Green Departments that complete a sustainability checklist in areas such as energy use, recycling and transportation. According to the most current count, 30 certified departments representing 4,400 employees have been certified as green departments. Capital Projects staff are offered free training for their LEED certification.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

UC Berkeley offers reimbursement to some staff to attend the annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, held at UC Santa Barbara and other state campuses. The CHESC program offers a wide range of educational programs about waste, water, energy and other forms of sustainable programs.


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
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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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The information in this field was provided by the UC Berkeley Office of Sustainability and Energy.

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