Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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Yale University
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

Sustainability Micro-loan Fund

Yale students, faculty, and staff are invited to apply for short-term loans between $500 and $100,000 in support of initiatives that will improve the University’s environmental performance and generate real cost savings. Aimed at engaging all members of the Yale community in helping to enhance the culture of sustainability at Yale, this program will both foster positive change and help call attention to the connections between financial and environmental prosperity.

First round projects include:


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

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