|Submission Date||March 6, 2020|
University of Massachusetts Amherst
EN-8: Employee Orientation
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Percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:
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.
This provides an opportunity to highlight the importance of sustainability to the university's mission overall and the economic and environmental impact that recycling has on the university.
Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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.