Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.21
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2019
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The University of Texas at Dallas
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Gary Cocke
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
North Texas Regional Centre for Expertise

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

UT Dallas has collaborated with UT Arlington to form RCE North Texas, which is an acknowledged Regional Centre for Expertise for Education on Sustainable Development through United Nations University. RCE North Texas will serve to bring together higher education, k-12 education, industry, non-profit, and local government in order to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the regional level. UT Dallas and UT Arlington led a process for SWOT analysis with community engagement and developed the mission and vision for RCE North Texas with input from the community. Over 100 members, representing high-impact organizations have joined RCE North Texas and volunteered time and resources to serve on a committee to advance SDG 3,SDG 4, and SDG 11, which were prioritized for year 1.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Coordination & Planning

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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