Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison John Alejandro
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of San Diego
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Paula Morreale
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

University of San Diego does not have any formal publications or guides for use by other Universities. However, The Office of Sustainability has several regular publications and other resources that can be made available to other institutions when requested. We collaborate with other institutions to develop both their sustainability and ours.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Ashoka U
Recycle Mania
Sierra Club

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

We work with other universities such as UCSD through the SDG & E sustainability grants program and we have also collaborated with institutions such as Point Loma Nazarene College, UC Irvine, Harvard and University of San Francisco in various initiatives and events. USD has advised other colleges with regards to improving their sustainability programs and have regularly shared our experiences at the AASHE conference.

Examples of past collaboration with other universities include:
1. Challenge and collaboration to create a micro finance club with Point Loma Nazarene University

2. Advised UC Irvine with improving their waste program

3. Work with Harvard University to promote Recyclable Media

4. Collaboration with University of San Francisco to create their sustainability department

5. Share information with other institutions through conferences such as the AASHE Conference

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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