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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Colorado State University
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Ron Sega
Vice President and Enterprise Executive
Energy and the Environment
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Does the institution participate in community sustainability partnerships that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with the local community:

The mission of FortZED is to transform the downtown area and the main campus of Colorado State University into a net Zero Energy District through conservation, efficiency, renewable sources and smart technologies. FortZED is made up of a set of active projects and initiatives, created by public-private partnerships.

The collaboration was created by the UniverCity Connections Sustainable Energy Task Force as a vision to create a net-zero energy district in the Fort Collins’ UniverCity area. UniverCity Connections is an initiative of the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado, focused on convening community and catalyzing opportunities for positive change with a focus on three of Fort Collins’ community assets: Colorado State University, Downtown, and the Poudre River.


The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:

The University also participates in numerous other outreach and community partnerships for sustainability. More information about these partnerships can be found at: http://www.green.colostate.edu/partnerships.aspx

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.