Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.80
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Merced
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Breeana Sylvas
Assistant Director
Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
University of California’s (UC) Global Climate Leadership Council (GCLC)

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:

With the UC’s ambitious goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2025 just a few years
away, UC President Janet Napolitano formed the GCLC (see announcement at
https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/napolitano-focusessustainability-
forms-global-climate-council) to advise her on how to achieve the
ambitious goal and to also provide guidance on integrating the carbon neutrality initiative and other sustainability goals into UC’s teaching, research and public service mission.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Air & Climate
Coordination & Planning

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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