Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Kelsey Smith
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of the Pacific
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jessica Bilecki
Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter No
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability Yes
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed Yes
A sustainability walking map or tour No
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians No
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience Yes
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat No
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

The Sustaining Pacific website provides information about Pacific commitments and activities.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Newsletter was discontinued in favor of using website and social media for current information.


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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

Facebook and instagram.


The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Annual Pacific Undergraduate Research Conference.


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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

Signage is featured in LEED certified new construction on campus, including the DeRosa University Center, the Chambers Technology Center; and the Vereschagin Alumni House.


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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Bon Appetit continually refreshes large format banners, large format digital display screens, and table top informational brochures highlighting sustainable practices.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:

In AY15-16, Pacific strategically posted Water Reduction signage across campus educating the Pacific Community and outside community the steps the university was taking to reduce water consumption during California's drought.


The website URL for signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Pacific participates in and promotes the San Joaquin County Commute Connection Program.


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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

This online guide for top ways to live sustainably at Pacific defines sustainable living as day to day practices that are friendly environmentally, socially, and economically. This guide identifies eight major areas of opportunity and provides links to helpful websites with related information.


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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

Sustaining Pacific mainly uses Facebook to disseminate information.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (2nd material):

The University utilizes Instagram and Facebook to advertise the on goings in the Ted & Chris Robb Garden.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (3rd material):

Sustaining Pacific disseminates activities and information through the Robb Garden and Kitchen Co-op email lists.


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