Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,011

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

“VCU is working to reduce greenhouse emissions in all areas of campus life – from educational programs to green facilities to dining and residential life – as part of its plan to become climate-neutral by 2050.” "A goal of the Quest for Distinction is to ensure that the Campus Master Plan adheres to LEED construction and best practices in sustainability."


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

“A factor of influence in a community-engaged institution is the commitment to a core belief in the concepts of sustainability. VCU is committed to the core concepts of sustainability and will infuse those concepts in the stewardship of the university’s resources, in research endeavors and in curricular offerings related to sustainability and environmental ethics.”


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

“The strategic plan seeks to develop sustainability initiatives and provide students with funding for student-led sustainability projects.”


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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