|Submission Date||March 6, 2020|
Washington and Lee University
IN-39: Sustainability Office Diversity Program
|0.00 / 0.50||
Director of Sustainability Initiatives and Education
Does the sustainability office have initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups?:
A brief description of the initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups:
We are very intentional when choosing our sustainability interns. We make sure to include interns with diverse backgrounds. Out of 12 interns, 8/12 are female, 7/12 are from underrepresented groups.
Does the sustainability office ensure that sustainability employees complete DEI training?:
A brief description of the DEI trainings for sustainability employees:
Both staff/faculty employees in the Office of Sustainability have completed DEI training.
All pre-orientation student leaders (many are also paid sustainability interns) all have mandatory DEI training.
Does the sustainability office regularly collaborate on events, projects, or initiatives with the institution’s DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus?:
A brief description of events, projects, or initiatives during the previous year developed in collaboration with the DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus:
Does the sustainability office or committee include at least one individual with formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities?:
Documentation of the formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities:
There is one member of the University Sustainability Committee who is also on the University Committee on Inclusiveness and Campus Climate. This particular person's area of expertise is through the Native American cohort. This cohort has connected up with the Office of Sustainability and discussed possible partnered projects.
Website URL where information about the initiatives to advance DEI within the sustainability program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to email@example.com.