Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.15
Liaison Jessica Bilecki
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of the Pacific
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jessica Bilecki
Sustainability Director
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Sustainability Project Investment Fund (SPIF)

Which of the following best describes the primary source of funding for the sustainability projects fund?:

Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:

The University of the Pacific established a fund to support projects that contribute to advancing sustainability-focused practices and learning opportunities at Pacific.

Goals of the SPIF fund are to:
Support activities that reduce resource use, energy consumption, and waste or pollution generation;
Invest in projects that have measurable economic, social or environmental benefits; and
Support sustainability-related education, engagement, and outreach activities consistent with the university mission.

A brief description of the multi-stakeholder decision-making process used to determine which projects receive funding through the sustainability projects fund:

Applications are reviewed and selected by the Sustainability Committee. Applications are reviewed based on environmental, social and educational benefits as well as feasibility of implementation and long-term management.

Website URL where information about the sustainability projects fund is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Webpage no longer publicly available. University of the Pacific updated the public-facing website in Fall 2020, eliminating multiple pages including this one.
Page is still accessible to Pacific staff here: https://www.pulse.pacific.edu/about-pacific/sustainability/planning-and-policy/sustainability-committee/sustainability-project-investment-fund-(spif).html

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