Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
PAE-15: Employee Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.01 / 5.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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Total number of people employed by the institution:
10,594

Program name (1st program) :
Green Works Team

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
30

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

All of the educators are self-selected for the program.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

Virginia Commonwealth University Green Works Team is a simple and effective way for faculty and staff to “green” their workspace. Through the program, volunteers will take actions to help their department/building to operate in a more efficient, innovative and healthy way. The Office of Sustainability will sponsor and support the Green Works Team program with information, resources and training. The training will consist of 3 phases, each with their own topic, including Energy and Water Reduction, Alternative Transportation, and Recycling, Reducing and Purchasing.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

Jacek Ghosh, Director of Sustainability, Jordan Starbuck, Sustainability Coordinator, and the Office of Sustainability all provide support for the program.


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