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

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 plan that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of how multiple stakeholder groups were involved in developing the plan:

Beginning in the summer of 2009, a score of individuals—including a Sustainability Task Force of nine committees—worked together to develop a sustainability framework with
goals and targets designed to advance Yale’s efforts during the next three years. Building a sustainable campus is a multifaceted, interdisciplinary endeavor that requires the
imaginative collaboration and perseverance of students, staff, faculty, and administrators.

The targets have implications for all operational divisions throughout the University and require heightened engagement by every member of the community to create a sustainable Yale. This plan deliberately focuses on campus and administrative systems in an effort to strengthen the foundation of Yale’s sustainability commitment.


A brief description of the plan’s measurable goals :

The plan has goals under four broad areas: Campus Systems; Earth Systems; Administrative Systems; and Education and Engagement. Further details are available on the website.


A brief description of how progress in meeting the plan’s goals is measured:

The Yale Office of Sustainability has been collecting data on the institution's sustainability-related data for over five years. This has made the shift to tracking progress towards targets in the plan quite simple.


The website URL where more information about the sustainability plan is available:
The year the plan was developed or last updated:
2,010

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