Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.25
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IN-48: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Meredith Moore
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Student Sustainability Leadership Council (SSLC)

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Student Sustainability Leadership Council (SSLC) is the student-led body facilitating communications between campus sustainability and the student body as well as relationships among environmentalist student groups on campus.

Made up of the leaders and representatives from numerous campus student organizations focused on sustainability, energy, and environment, SSLC is a place for these student leaders to collaborate on the best practices for effecting positive and eco-friendly change on campus and in the local community.

Our students want a voice in the decisions being made about how the campus reduces its environmental footprint. The main purpose of this council is to foster a deeper connection between campus leadership and environmental student leaders. To accomplish this, SSLC

Facilitates communication and collaboration between student groups and the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

Upholds direct lines of communication between student leaders and campus administration via its positions on the iCAP Working Group, the Committee on Campus Operations, and the Sustainability Council.

Facilitates collaboration and communication among interested student groups to increase the positive impacts of the environmentalist community

Works to encourage more awareness about sustainability across the student body and continues to develop and promote opportunities to engage students in improving campus sustainability at the University of Illinois.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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