Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.37
Liaison Ruairi O'Mahony
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Massachusetts Lowell
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Glenn MacDonald
Executive Director of Environmental & Emergency Management
Environmental & Emergency Management
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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:

Typically, the Director of Environmental, Health & Safety, as a representative of Administrative Services (where the Office of Sustainability is housed) discusses sustainability concepts, including recycling, sustainable transportation options, LEED Buildings, and our STARS Rating at new employee orientation. This orientation is required for all incoming employees an takes place on a recurring schedule as employees are hired.

Sustainability materials are also included in the new employee welcome packs including a list of sustainability resources on campus.

Other offices cover UMass Lowell's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In-person training has paused during during the COVID-19 pandemic but the new employee trainings have continued to be offered virtually.

Website URL where information about sustainability in employee orientation is available:

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