Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.55
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date April 5, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Utah
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Myron Willson
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

Staff at the University of Utah have the opportunity to participate in sustainability related training opportunities year round. These opportunities include green office certification, green team training, recycling ambassador training, and coaching related to eco-friendly events. It is estimated that a minimum of 1% of university staff participate in these trainings annually.

The Sustainability Office has designated staff who present information to departments as part of the green team and green office certification programs and upon request. A call for all staff to participate in these training opportunities goes out at minimum, once per year in a campus-wide newsletter. In addition, an online reference tool kit that includes reference material from presentations and other supporting materials is available to all staff year round.


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

N.A.


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
0

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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