Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.32
Liaison Carrie Metzgar
Submission Date May 3, 2013
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University of California, San Diego
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kristin Hansen
Sustainability Analyst
Auxiliary & Plant Services
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

UC San Diego shares sustainability best practices through presentations at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (2010-9 sustainability presenters from UC San Diego). The Sustainability 2.0 brochure is shared with campus visitors. The Sustainability Resource Center has provided tours and presentations on UC San Diego’s campus sustainability to national and international Universities from Italy, Australia, Germany, Spain, Singapore, and China.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

The University of California Office of the President coordinates the following monthly system wide sustainability calls which includes representation from all 10 UC campuses:
1. UCOP Green Building Working Group
2. UCOP LEEB EB Working Group
3. UCOP Climate Change Working Group
4. UC Sustainability Officer’s Working Group
5. CAHESC Executive Steering Committee
6. SANDAG Energy Working Group (EWG)
7. EV Project Stakeholder’s Working Group
8. SDG&E Energy Innovation Center Stakeholder Working Group
9. SDCWA Water “Conservation Action Committee”
10. CleanTech San Diego “CREBs Coalition”

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

UC San Diego actively participates in the Greenschool listserv administered through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Additionally, UC San Diego utilizes social marketing as a way to augment sustainability outreach efforts. As we follow other institutions sustainability Twitter and Facebook groups, they also follow us to keep up to date on what is happening nationwide.


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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