|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 3, 2013|
University of California, San Diego
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy
|4.00 / 4.00||
Director of State/Local Government Relations
Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:
UC San Diego government relations and advocacy staff, in conjunction with UC Office of the President, monitors legislation and funding opportunities that will enhance sustainability efforts. UC San Diego government relations and advocacy staff requests amendments, provides support or opposition letters on legislation, and works with third party advocates to advance sustainability goals with elected officials. UC San Diego hosts events on campus where elected officials have been invited to participate and learn more about our research and collaboration. UC San Diego government relations and advocacy staff are also a resource for elected officials and staff when technology or research issues come-up and legislators or government entities want our evaluation or advice.
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:
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