Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.77
Liaison Nathanael Schildbach
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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University of Massachusetts Amherst
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ezra Small
Sustainability Manager
Physical Plant
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

Our HR department conducts weekly orientation sessions for all new benefited employees (staff, faculty, and graduate students). Beginning in August 2017, during this orientation, recycling guidelines have been included in all new employee and new graduate employee handbooks.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The integration of recycling guidelines was confirmed by Benefits Supervisor Kelly Pleasant in an email to Campus Sustainability Manager Ezra Small dated 8/1/17.

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