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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.35
Liaison Rose Armour
Submission Date Sept. 16, 2018
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STARS v2.1

American University of Sharjah
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ryan Highland
Sustainability Engagement
AUS Sustainability
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

New Staff, at various point of the year depending on their hire date, are given a full day onboarding session where they are introduced to the various aspects of working at the university and AUS Sustainability gives a focused introduction of the concept of sustainable development, highlights of the AUS office, the team members and their responsibilities.

New faculty members, who mostly live on campus, are given sustainability updates both on the existence of the AUS Sustainability office via a structured presentation on the department as well as the sustainability initiatives that are involved with their housing ie. recycling.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.