Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.77
Liaison Lindsay Crum
Submission Date June 29, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Yale University
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lindsay Toland
Metrics & Program Manager
Yale Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

The Sustainability Advisory Council is a group of institutional leaders and alumni tasked with offering guidance and inspiration on Yale’s Sustainability Plan. This group will meet annually and receive quarterly updates from the Office of Sustainability. In addition, the Implementation Steering Committee is a rotating selection of faculty and staff that supports the execution of the Yale Sustainability Plan—particularly its integration into the scholarship at Yale. This group will meet three times per year and receive updates between meetings.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

Sustainability Advisory Council: John Bollier, Office of Facilities (co-chair); Ann Kurth, School of Nursing (co-chair); Deborah Berke, School of Architecture; Indy Burke, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; Kathy Byington, Business Operations; Jack Callahan, University Operations; Marvin Chun, Yale College; Don Filer, Office of International Affairs; Eugenie Gentry, Office of Development; Susan Gibbons, Libraries; Maria Ivanova, Alumni Representative; Janet Lindner, Human Resources and Administration; Thomas Lovejoy, Alumni Representative; John Mayes, Administration Operations; Pamela Schirmeister, Graduate Studies; Jim Slattery, Office of the Provost; Greg Sterling, Divinity School; Rafi Taherian, Yale Hospitality; Sten Vermund, School of Public Health; Lauren Zucker, Office of New Haven and State Affairs and University Properties

Implementation Steering Committee: Paul Anastas, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies/Department of Chemistry (co-chair); Debbie Stanley-McAulay, Human Resources and Administration (co-chair); Sue Cascio, University Proerties; Rob Dubrow, School of Public Health; Jennifer Frederick, Center for Teaching and Learning; Brad Gentry, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies/School of Management; Dev Hawley, Facilities Operations & University Planning; Chris Incarvito, West Campus; Cathy Jackson, University Planning; Chris Mihok, Purchasing; Colleen Murphy-Dunning, Hixon Center for Urban Ecology; Julie Paquette, Facilities Engineering; Paul Sabin, History; Os Schmitz, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies/Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies; Jodi Sherman, School of Medicine; Stefan Simon, Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

Established in 2005, the Office of Sustainability’s mission is to advance sustainability within the Yale community by acting as a catalyst for information exchange and facilitating capacity building, innovation, streamlined operations, and preparation of tomorrow’s sustainability leaders.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
7

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Ginger Chapman, Director; Melissa Goodall, Assoc. Dir.; Amber Garrard, Education & Outreach Mngr; Lindsay Crum, Metrics & Program Manager; Sarah Jane Compton, Sr Admin Asst; Brianne Mullen, Urban Sustainability Program Assoc; Beata Fiszer, Fellow

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Each of the seven employees of the Yale Office of Sustainability is responsible for different aspects of campus sustainability coordination. The employees work to support the university's Sustainability Strategic Plan. Accomplishments are outlined in the annual Progress Report, which can be found here: http://sustainability.yale.edu/planning-progress


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