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
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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