Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 61.73
Liaison Sustainability Office
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2014
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University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Chad Carwein
Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
Sustainability Office
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,009

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

UNCG Tomorrow, the Strategic Plan for the University, lists five (5) core values of UNCG. Sustainability is named as one of these core values. The Plan defines sustainability as "academics, operations, and outreach... conducted with careful attention to the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics." This value is echoed throughout the document. UNCG Tomorrow also notes that the University is a "source of innovation and leadership meeting social, economic, and environmental challenges in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, and beyond."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

UNCG Tomorrow, the Strategic Plan for the University, lists five (5) core values of UNCG. Sustainability, including its social aspects, is named as one of these core values. Sustainability is defined in the Plan as "Academics, operations, and outreach... conducted with careful attention to the enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics."

Another core value of the Plan is Inclusiveness: "A welcoming and inclusive academic community, based on open dialogue and shared governance, offers a culture of caring with visible, meaningful representation of
differences." UNCG Tomorrow also notes that the University is "source of innovation and leadership meeting social,
economic, and environmental challenges in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, and beyond."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

UNCG Tomorrow, the Strategic Plan for the University, lists five (5) core values of UNCG. Sustainability, including financial responsibility, is named as one of these core values. The Plan defines sustainability as "academics, operations, and outreach... conducted with careful attention to the enduring interconnectedness of
social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics." UNCG Tomorrow also notes that the University is
"source of innovation and leadership meeting social, economic, and environmental challenges in the Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, and beyond."


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

Text of the Complete Strategic Plan 2009-2014, UNCG Tomorrow, including descriptions of the initiatives planned to support the 19 goals under implementation is available here:
http://uncgtomorrow.uncg.edu/plan/Complete_UNCG_Strategic_Plan_with_Initiative_Descriptions_2009-2014.pdf

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