Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.79
Liaison Lindsay Crum
Submission Date Aug. 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Yale University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Scot Bearss
Sustainability Outreach Manager
Yale Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

Throughout the academic year, the Office of Sustainability circulates a monthly campaign to a broad list of stakeholders. The content features an area of the Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 and highlights Yale's goals and progress, campus initiatives, academic engagement, tips for behavior, news and events.

Yale Sustainability maintains a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram and other social media platforms.
https://www.facebook.com/yalesustainability/
https://www.linkedin.com/company/yalesustainability
https://www.instagram.com/yalesustainability/
https://twitter.com/YaleSustain


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

All LEED buildings have posted cards that highlight their green features. These are also documented on the Office of Sustainability website.
https://sustainability.yale.edu/priorities-progress/built-environment/sustainable-building-and-design

Yale Dining uses a campaign called 'More This, Less That' to promote a plant based diet. Posters are hung in dining halls throughout the academic year. https://hospitality.yale.edu/sustainability-core-value-yale-dining

Yale has several urban meadows on campus (no-mow zones) which are identified by signage which explains the benefits of reduced mowing.
https://sustainability.yale.edu/resources/urban-meadows-map


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Sustainability.yale.edu offers a virtual sustainability tour of campus that can also be used as a walking tour.
https://sustainability.yale.edu/take-action/sustainability-tour


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

Each residential college has a Sustainability Action Plan that is implemented throughout the school year. In the plans are tips for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience.


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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