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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.

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Liaison Mary Fischer
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Brandeis University
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Peter Shields
Director of Facilities
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
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Members of the committee, including affiliations:
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The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
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Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability office:

Sustainability Coordinator works in the Department of Facilities Services


The number of people employed in the sustainability office:
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The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
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Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Lea Lupkin

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Interim Sustainability Manager

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

The Sustainability Manager reports to the Director of Facilities. Duties include:
Assist in the development, communication, implementation, and maintenance of a sustainability program for the Brandeis campus to minimize the University's impact on the environment. Focus areas include, but are not limited to, energy and water conservation; waste minimization; recycling; sustainable building and landscape design; student, faculty, and staff commuting; and procurement of Green products. Foster the buy-in and support of students, faculty, and staff to achieve habit changes that will result in a more sustainable campus. Assist in development and maintain sustainability performance metrics to track program effectiveness. Monitor the sustainability activities of peer institutions, and make recommendations on modifications to improve the University's sustainability program's effectiveness.


The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:

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