Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.54
Liaison Jim Walker
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Austin
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Jim Walker
Director of Sustainability, Financial, and Administrative Services
University Operations
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability (TRACS)


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

2019 TRACS Summit, "Engaging Stakeholders for Zero Waste Success in Athletic Stadiums"; "Resource Recovery"; "Trash to Treasure: Reducing Dorm Move-Out Waste"; "Energy Management Successes"
2019 AASHE Conference, "Financially Justifying Sustainable Transportation Changes Through Right-Sizing the Fleet"; "Bringing Buildings on Board"; "Cutting Through the Noise: Developing a Comprehensive Communications Structure"


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

AASHE Campus Sustainability Hub
"A New Zero Waste Goal for Division 1 Football Games"
https://hub.aashe.org/browse/casestudy/21845/A-New-Zero-Waste-Goal-for-Division-1-Football-Games


Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability (TRACS)
-Appointed to Executive Committee and Conf Planning Committee, Brianna Duran & Kristin Phillips

Big 10 and Friends Environmental Stewardship Group
-Appointed as committee member, Jim Walker

US Green Building Council, Texas State Chapter
-Board member, Jim Walker

Central Texas Sustainability Forum
-Appointed as executive committee member, Jim Walker

AASHE Advisory Board
-Appointed as member, Jim Walker


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
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Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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