Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.79
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date June 9, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Denver
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Chad King
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainbility
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Metro Denver Nature Alliance

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?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

The Metro Denver Nature Alliance (Metro DNA) is a growing coalition of non-profit, government, research, and private sector partners seeking to align nature-based efforts to ensure more equitable access to nature and to promote healthy people, communities, and natural places. Through shared visioning and sustained collaborations, Metro DNA works for a future when:
Metro Denver residents have equitable access to parks, open spaces, and other kinds of nature meaningful to them.
Metro Denver communities integrate nature to promote healthy, active residents.
The metro Denver region protects, restores, and stewards natural systems that support people, wildlife, and ecological function.
https://www.metrodna.org/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Denver Anchor Network

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):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

The Denver Anchor Network (DAN) provides a mechanism to accelerate the learning and progress of anchor institutions in the Denver Metro Area. The DAN is a project of The Denver Foundation, Mile High Connects, and the Center for Community Wealth Building.

Our vision is that anchor institutions, as powerful economic engines in the region, commit to aligning institutional resources to close the racial wealth and economic opportunity gaps in the Denver metro area. Strategies include, but are not limited to local procurement, local hiring, and local investing.
https://www.civicnetwork.io/network/denver-anchor-network


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? (3rd partnership):
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Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
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A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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