Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Virginia Commonwealth University
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
University of British Columbia shared their experiences and insights in implementing their eco-reps program with VCU as it developed its Green Works Team. VCU has shared information on its RFP for its Climate Action Plan,VCU Sustainability Committee structure, Bike Share, Anaerobic Digester, and VCU Rice Center with other interested universities.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
VCU is a member of James River Green Building Council, Virginia Sustainable Business Network, AASHE, ACUPCC, USGBC and a stakeholder in Richmond Get Ready. VCU Sustainability is on the VCU Council for Community Engagement and the City of Richmond Sustainability Advisory Plan.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
VCU is willing and does share information on its sustainability initiatives with any school or business that is seeking to advance their sustainability.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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