Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.45
Liaison Kristina Hughes
Submission Date May 10, 2014
Executive Letter Download

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University of Nebraska at Omaha
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Patrick Wheeler
Environmental Advocate/Sustainability Champion
EHS
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

UNO was host site for and a significant number of faculty and staff helped craft Omaha by Design's Environmental Element for the City of Omaha (including interaction with City Council members for its adoption). These efforts are on-going. http://www.omahabydesign.org/projects/environmental-element/

Some faculty and staff have also created Mode Shift Omaha, to help advocate alternatives to single occupant driving in Omaha. http://modeshiftomaha.org/


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
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A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
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The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:

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