|Submission Date||March 4, 2021|
University of Virginia
IN-18: Green Event Certification
|0.25 / 0.50||
Office for Sustainability
Institution has or participates in a green event certification program and has held one or more certified events in the previous year. The certification program addresses at least three of the following:
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets
Sustainable catering (e.g., sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials)
Paper consumption (e.g., minimization and recycled/FSC certified content)
Energy efficiency (e.g., equipment and lighting)
Waste minimization and diversion
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
An institution earns 0.5 bonus points when it has a certification program that meets all six criteria listed. Partial points are available. An institution that has a certification program that meets at least three of the criteria earns 0.25 points.
Report on current programs at the time of submission.