Williamstown, MA, US
|Rating||Score||Valid Through||Liaison||Submitted||Executive Letter|
|Silver||50.03||May 27, 2022||Caroline Bruno||May 28, 2019||Download|
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|Academic Courses||Complete||8.76 / 14.00|
|Learning Outcomes||Complete||0.18 / 8.00|
|Undergraduate Program||Complete||3.00 / 3.00|
|Graduate Program||Complete||0.00 / 3.00|
|Immersive Experience||Complete||2.00 / 2.00|
|Sustainability Literacy Assessment||Complete||0.00 / 4.00|
|Incentives for Developing Courses||Complete||0.00 / 2.00|
|Campus as a Living Laboratory||Complete||4.00 / 4.00|
|Student Educators Program||Complete||0.64 / 4.00|
|Student Orientation||Complete||1.92 / 2.00|
|Student Life||Complete||2.00 / 2.00|
|Outreach Materials and Publications||Complete||2.00 / 2.00|
|Outreach Campaign||Complete||4.00 / 4.00|
|Assessing Sustainability Culture||Complete||0.50 / 1.00|
|Employee Educators Program||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 3.00|
|Employee Orientation||Complete||0.70 / 1.00|
|Staff Professional Development||Complete||1.00 / 2.00|
|Community Partnerships||Complete||1.00 / 3.00|
|Inter-Campus Collaboration||Complete||2.00 / 3.00|
|Continuing Education||Not Applicable||
Total adjusted for non-applicable credits
|Community Service||Complete||3.23 / 5.00|
|Participation in Public Policy||Complete||0.00 / 2.00|
|Trademark Licensing||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 2.00|
|Landscape Management||Complete||1.00 / 2.00|
This credit is weighted more heavily for institutions that own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to any of the following:
Institutions may identify legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and regions of conservation importance using the Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) for Research & Conservation Planning, the U.S. Information, Planning, and Conservation (IPaC) decision support system, or an equivalent resource or study.
In regards to Green Cleaning and Cleaning Products Purchasing - instead of using cleaning chemicals, we have been using ionized water.
We feel it is a green cleaning solution because it is non toxic and in fact not a chemical at all. But we don't purchase it, so it doesn't apply to the dollar amount that we spend on green cleaning.
We are hoping that it can be worked into the next iteration of STARS.<< show less
|Sustainable Procurement||Complete||0.00 / 3.00|
|Electronics Purchasing||Complete||0.99 / 1.00|
|Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing||Complete||0.86 / 1.00|
|Office Paper Purchasing||Not Pursuing||0.00 / 1.00|
This credit is weighted more heavily for institutions located in areas of water stress and scarcity and less heavily for institutions in areas with relative water abundance. The points available for this credit are determined by the level of ”Physical Risk QUANTITY” for the institution’s main campus,, as indicated by the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas and detailed in the following table:
|Rainwater Management||Complete||0.50 / 2.00|
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