Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.97
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date March 13, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Miami
EN-6: Assessing Sustainability Culture

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution conduct an assessment of sustainability culture (i.e. the assessment focuses on sustainability values, behaviors and beliefs, and may also address awareness of campus sustainability initiatives)?:

Which of the following best describes the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered to::
The entire campus community (students, staff and faculty), directly or by representative sample

Which of the following best describes the structure of the cultural assessment? The assessment is administered::
Longitudinally to measure change over time

A brief description of how and when the cultural assessment(s) were developed and/or adopted:

2 mass survey had been sent in the past:
U Conserve: https://umiami.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zCn5WwkMsKRedv
and Waste Diversion: https://umiami.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6QG7SCcymlv6xKt

The Office of Sustainability launched a comprehensive yearly sustainability literacy and culture assessment that reached out to the campus community as a whole. Results are evaluated through data analytics provided by our survey online tool.

A copy or sample of the questions related to sustainability culture:

A sample of the questions related to sustainability culture or the website URL where the assessment tool is available:
A brief description of how representative samples were reached (if applicable) and how the cultural assessment is administered:

A mass email was sent by the UM Communication Department to all staff, faculty and students.

A brief summary of results from the cultural assessment, including a description of any measurable changes over time:

The new survey was sent in 2018 and will be sent again in 2019. At that time, we will be able to compare results and draw some conclusions and actionable items regarding the state of culture and literacy of sustainability across our institution.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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