Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.06
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date May 29, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Virginia
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

All new employees receive a UVA Sustainability Tote Bag and a Green Working Guide, which contains information on conservation, transportation, recycling, and ways to get involved.

The department of Parking and Transportation provides a slide session on transportation alternatives to all new faculty and staff employees. The presentation presents details on UVA's carpool incentive program, fare-free transit program for UVA staff and faculty, alternative transportation, and other TDM initiatives before providing information about UVA parking passes.

UVA Dining offers a new employee and welcome back orientation to all UVA Dining hourly employees at the start of each semester. The orientation covers numerous topics, including a 15-minute group activity on sustainability. The session focuses both on UVA Dining sustainability efforts and what employees can do personally at work and home to promote sustainability.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:
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