Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Lisa Noriega
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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Yale University
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
Yale's Sustainability Task Force consists of 18 members and came together to develop a sustainability framework with goals and targets designed to advance Yale’s efforts during a three year period - 2010-2013.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:
Chair: Linda Koch Lorimer, Secretary Convener: Julie Newman,Office of Sustainability Louis Annino, Facilities: Custodial, Waste, Water, Grounds, Energy Brenda Armstrong, Environmental Health and Safety John Bollier, Facilities: Custodial, Waste, Water, Grounds, Energy Thomas Conroy, Office of Public Affairs Laura Cruickshank, University Planning Mark Francis, West Campus John Gambell, University Printer Chris Kielt, Information Technology Services Janet Lindner, Administrative Services: Transportation Christopher Mihok, Procurement Stephen Murphy, Finance and Business Operations Joseph Paolillo, Information Technology Services Peter Reinhardt, Environmental Health and Safety Cary Scapillato, Finance and Business Operations Stephanie Spangler, Office of the Provost Rafi Taherian, Yale Dining Office of Sustainability Support Keri Enright-Kato, Project Manager Melissa Goodall, Assistant Director Sheila McCreven, Education and Outreach Manager Other University Support Virginia Chapman, Facilities Sustainable Initiatives Kristina Chmelar, University Planning Robert Ferretti, Waste Management and Recycling Holly Parker, Sustainable Transportation Options Sustainability Task Force Fellows The Yale Sustainability Task Force Fellows is a group of students that were employed to assist the members of the Task Force with research on setting goals and with steps toward implementation. Kenneth Castaneda, Information Technology Changxin Fang, Waste Management Matthew Goldstein, Yale West Campus Kathryn Harris, Editorial Support Jacob Iversen, Water Management Aram Marks, Land Management Austin Shiner, Food and Dining

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:

Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:
Mission: To advance sustainability by fostering innovation, helping to streamline operations, and preparing tomorrow's sustainability leaders. Established in 2005, the Office of Sustainability (OOS) works to promote the tenets of sustainability at Yale, in New Haven, and around the global higher-education community. By facilitating the development and implementation of best practices and encouraging innovative collaboration, teaching, and scholarship on sustainable themes, the OOS seeks to position Yale at the vanguard of the field and help it make the environmental, social, health, and economic benefits of sustainability a reality on its campus and around the world.

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Julie Newman

Sustainability coordinator's position title:

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:
Oversee the overall direction of the Office of Sustainability and help to make Yale University an international leader in campus sustainability.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:
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