|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 28, 2014|
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation
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Sustainability Education and Outreach Specialist
Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:
New Employee Orientation consists of a mandatory information/benefits enrollment sessions conducted for all new employees. These sessions are held semi-monthly at UNCG. During these sessions, Office of Sustainability staff present an overview of sustainability initiatives at UNCG. Areas covered in the presentation include the university's sustainability definition, sustainability facts and figures, sustainability progress and recognition, contact information and social media links for the Office of Sustainability, as well as a section about "what you can do" that covers energy and water conservation, waste reduction and recycling, sustainable transportation options, and sustainability events on campus. The presentation is also available online.
The website URL for the information about sustainability in new employee orientation:
The Office of Sustainability has also developed a "Sustainability Pocket Guide" that is now distributed through New Employee Orientation.
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