Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.29
Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2013
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University of Louisville
PAE-13: Staff Professional Development in Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Justin Mog
Assistant to the Provost for Sustainability Initiatives
Office of the Provost
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Does the institution make training and professional development opportunities in sustainability available to all staff?:

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :

To complement individual unit staff professional development trainings in sustainability available upon request, in 2012 UofL launched a new university-wide Professional Development Training Program in Sustainability for all employees. The training is offered every other month as part of Human Resources’ new Leadership Academy. This dynamic and engaging session led by experts in the field provides employees with a helpful introduction to the basic principles of sustainability and how to apply them in their professional and personal decision-making at work and at home.

This professional development session has been designed to offer staff and faculty at any level with a wide variety of practical tips that you can use to help UofL shift our culture towards become better stewards of the environment while saving money and helping build a brighter tomorrow for society. Attendees will better understand UofL's commitment to sustainability and learn how each step we take contributes to big results for us individually, for the university, and for the broader community.

The session also introduces employees to UofL’s new Eco-Reps Program, which gives everyone at UofL the opportunity to go deeper with follow-up trainings online, a certification, group and individual service projects, and the empowerment of becoming a point-person for sustainability on campus.

The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability are available:

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