Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.86
Liaison Liesel Schwarz
Submission Date Sept. 16, 2021

STARS v2.2

Villanova University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Liesel Schwarz
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

Villanova has a monthly newsletter that is posted on our website, sent out in the campus wide daily email, and individuals can sign up to have the newsletter sent to them directly. The newsletter includes new sustainability initiatives on campus, featured interviews, events, opportunities such as internships or conferences, and anything in the news about Villanova's sustainability efforts.
https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/sustainability/Resources/For_Everyone/Newsletter.html

We also have a Facebook and Instagram page
https://www.facebook.com/VUSustainability?filter=3
https://www.instagram.com/villanovasustainability/?hl=en


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

Select green infrastructure instillations have signage highlighting the research goals and the positive impact these solutions can have on people and the environment.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

A campus tree tour map is available on the sustainability website for download or in the admissions office. Additionally, we host a number of tree tours throughout the year and hand out maps to the attendees.
https://www1.villanova.edu/content/dam/villanova/sustainability/Final%20Brochure%202018%20Op.pdf


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

As part of our Plastic Free Lent programing, we have developed a Plastic-Free Living page on our website highlighting the steps and resources needed to reduce one's individual plastic dependence.
https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/sustainability/Resources/For_Everyone/PlasticFree.html


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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