|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Dec. 15, 2015|
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
EN-7: Employee Orientation
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Sustainability Student Asst
Office of Sustainability
The 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:
Sustainability is included in the new employee orientation introductory presentation and also at the Information Fair for new employees. In the presentation, energy reduction and its cost savings are highlighting through the University's 'It All Adds Up' program. Tips are also given to help the employees save energy in their offices. The recycling program and the energy reduction program are both at the Information Fair to give new employees further information on how to make their offices more sustainable, as well as additional information about sustainability at the U. When new employees read the U's Code of Conduct, they can read about an an example under the "empowerment" section of employees who took initiative and had energy efficient light bulbs installed on campus, resulting in an estimated $1.5M energy savings.
The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:
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