Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.84
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date April 26, 2024

STARS v2.2

University of Miami
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
University ranked No. 8 on EPA’s Top 30 list of higher education green power users

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
University ranked No. 8 on EPA’s Top 30 list of higher education green power users The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected the University of Miami as a member of its “Green Power Partnership” in recognition of the University’s continued commitment to utilizing clean energy. Learn more: https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/university-ranked-no.-8-on-epas-top-30-list-of-higher-education-green-power-users.html?fbclid=IwAR3vcUiLWFY4bMFrhNMF2TLGD5j5F8qeTR4Yb0AwcVWwfMrw1LsK41LyL8I

Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy
Purchasing
Transportation
Coordination & Planning
Investment & Finance

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
OP6- Clean and Renewable Energy

A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
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Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
The University of Miami ranked number 26 on the 2023 Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges.

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
The University of Miami ranked number 26 on the 2023 Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges. Since its creation in 2017, it is the first time that the U is ranked among the ultra-competitive Top 50 Green Colleges! The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges is a resource published online for college applicants seeking schools with strong commitments to the environment in their campus policies, programs, and practices. Accessible for free at princetonreview.com/green-guide, the 2023 edition profiles 455 colleges and presents a ranking list of the Top 50 Green Colleges among over 1,000 institutions rated. Learn more: https://greenu.miami.edu/about-us/media-archives-awards/awards/index.html

Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Curriculum
Research
Campus Engagement
Public Engagement
Air & Climate
Buildings
Energy
Food & Dining
Grounds
Purchasing
Transportation
Waste
Water
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability
Investment & Finance
Wellbeing & Work

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
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A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
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Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
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STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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