Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.83
Liaison Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 10, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Cincinnati
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Daniel Hart
Sustainability Coordinator
Planning + Design + Construction
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Green Partnership for Greater Cincinnati

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

The Green Partnership for Greater Cincinnati is a longstanding collaboration between six major regional institutions (City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Cincinnati Public Schools, University of Cincinnati, Duke Energy, and Cincinnati State) whose goal is to encourage and support efforts that will measurably improve environmental performance, save money for the GPGC partners, and demonstrate commitment and leadership to the Greater Cincinnati community.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
University Impact Area Solutions Study (UIASS)

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

This is a collaborative partnership between the University, local neighborhood associations, the City of Cincinnati, and other stakeholders which lays out a variety of goals aimed at preserving the unique character of the diverse neighborhoods surrounding the University of Cincinnati, while at the same time improving the University’s relationship with the neighboring community.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
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Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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