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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 Gold
Overall Score 66.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v1.2

George Washington University
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Meghan Chapple
Director of Sustainability, Senior Advisor on University Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

GW is intent on providing students with the skills and knowledge to address sustainability challenges into their work and lives after they graduate. To support students in their job search, GW’s Career Center and Career Services Advisory Council has launched a new model to engage and develop employer relationships, and has a priority focus on sustainability, among seven other areas. GW is one of the first universities to pilot such an innovative model for stakeholder career management, and with a specific focus on sustainability as a university priority.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:

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.