Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.77
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2010
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University of Colorado Boulder
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Jennifer Korbelik
University Liaison
City of Boulder
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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:

The University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder maintains an active role in the distribution, tracking, development, testimony and analysis of state, federal, and local sustainability policies and legislation. A few examples of such legislation/policies include, but are not limited to: green buildings, renewable energy standards for solar certification, Colorado SmartGrid task force, community solar gardens, and solid waste user fees.

Additionally, CU is part of a joint resolution between CU, The City of Boulder, The Boulder Valley School District and Boulder County to enhance and formalize collaborative efforts between the organizations to further environmental sustainability in the Boulder region.

The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:

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