Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.52
Liaison Lindsey MacDonald
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Western Washington University
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Dennis Dashiell
Asst. Director for Organizational and Professional Development
Human Resources
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

New employee on-boarding procedures, information and materials. Included in these is a video, listed in the HR Onboarding Program Overview
which all new employees are directed to view, on their first day of work. This video is about an hour long. It includes reference to University Sustainability goals, Department of Business & Financial Affairs (University Operations) goals and a slide and audio about Western’s sustainability actions, academics, and a slide and audio about the Office of Sustainability. In addition there are numerous slides and about 9 minutes of Audio and visual information about Sustainable Transportation options and support for employees.
There is also information about Equal Opportunity, and Environmental health and Safety.

These materials are offered to all new employees, and it is recommended or even required that all view them upon starting work.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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