Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.13
Liaison Micah Kenfield
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

Vassar College
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.28 / 3.00 Micah Kenfield
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of employees:
1,021

Total number of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
123

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
12.05

Name of the employee educators program (1st program):
Certified Green Office Program / Greener Home Office Program

A brief description of the employee educators program (1st program):

The Certified Green Office Program has historically provided opportunities for individuals to serve as sustainability ambassadors for their departments. While many of these initiatives have been suspended due to public safety and remote work requirements, these same individuals provide remote encouragement about ways to be more sustainable in their home offices.


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (1st program):

All offices are eligible to participate in the program, with a designated employee educator then working with their respective departments to maintain green office programs.


Number of trained employee educators (1st program):
8

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (1st program):
52

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (1st program):
2

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (1st program):
8

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (1st program) :
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (2nd program):
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Number of trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (2nd program):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (2nd program):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the employee educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (all other programs):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all programs):
8

Hours worked annually by trained employee sustainability educators per employee served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.01

Website URL where information about the employee sustainability educators programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Please note - the link references the ongoing virtual green office program due to work from home restrictions; however, similar efforts have been available historically in-person up until March 2020 and will resume in Fall 2021.

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