Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-4: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Gioia Thompson
Director
UVM Office of Sustainability

Criteria

Part 1

Institution has conducted a GHG emissions inventory covering its Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.  The GHG emissions inventory is publicly available, either through the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment reporting site, the institution’s website, or another public website. 

Part 2

Institution has conducted a GHG emissions inventory covering Scope 3 emissions.  The GHG emissions inventory is publicly available, either through the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment reporting site, the institution’s website, or another public website. 


Applicability

This credit applies to all institutions. 


Scoring

Part 1

Institutions earn 1 point for meeting the criteria outlined above. 

Part 2

Up to 1 point is available for this part of the credit.  Institutions earn 0.25 points for each Scope 3 emissions source (e.g. commuting, air travel, solid waste disposal, embodied emissions from purchased products) that is included in the inventory or is inventoried separately. 


Measurement

Timeframe

Report on the most recent GHG emissions inventory completed.  Note that OP Credit 5: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction requires an inventory from both 2005 (the baseline) and a performance year.

Sampling and Data Standards

To conduct a GHG emissions inventory, institutions may use any methodology and/or calculator (including Clean Air-Cool Planet’s Campus Carbon Calculator) that adheres to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol's Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standards.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.