Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.08
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date May 18, 2011
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University of California, San Diego
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kristin Hansen
Sustainability Analyst
Auxiliary & Plant Services
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Does the institution participate in community sustainability partnerships that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with the local community:

UC San Diego is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of CleanTech San Diego that was recently named the 7th best CleanTech Cluster organization in the world (http://cleantech.com/news/5640/top-10-cleantech-clusters). Birch Aquarium at SIO has 400,000 visitors annually, including 45,000 school children, which enhances UC San Diego's commitment to outreach by educating all ages about climate change and sustainability. UC San Diego Greenovation Seminars during 2009 with 655 public and campus attendees. UC San Diego supported an initiative creating the first San Diego Alliance for Campus Sustainability, which fosters collaboration on sustainability effort between local colleges and universities. UC San Diego's Institute for the Americas has annually hosted for 19 years the Latin American Energy Conference (http://www.iamericas.org/lajolla/)

CleanTech partnership: http://cleantech.com/news/5640/top-10-cleantech-clusters
UC San Diego Birch Aquarium: http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/exhibits/feeling_the¬_heat/
Greenovation: esi.ucsd.edu/greenovation/
San Diego Alliance for Campus Sustainability: Website pending
Institute of the Americas: http://www.iamericas.org/lajolla/


The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:
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