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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 Jamey Pavey
Submission Date Jan. 25, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Earlham College
Tier2-5: Sustainable Enterprise

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Avis Stewart
Vice President
Community Relations
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Does the institution have a student-run enterprise, such as a cafe, through which students gain sustainable business skills?:
Yes

A brief description of the enterprise:

Earlham has a student-run coffee cooperative. Their Mission Statement is "to be an environmentally and socially responsible coffee nonprofit co-op, able to provide coffee and pastries to the students, faculty and staff of Earlham College, as well as the wider community.
To be a space to display Earlham community artwork, available for all of the community, year round, to display artwork and other expressions of self.
To be an inclusive intellectual space on campus, to encourage students and faculty of Earlham College to mingle in a comfortable environment for both parties.
To be a meeting place for groups involved in student activism of all kinds, to empower students in creating change in Earlham, the Richmond community, and the World.
To be an entirely student run, non-hierarchical, diverse, consensus based, and sustainable program on Earlham campus."


The website URL where information about the sustainable enterprise is available:

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