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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 Silver
Overall Score 54.45
Liaison Claudia Kent
Submission Date June 30, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Haverford College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jesse Lytle
Chief of Staff
Office of the President
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Committee on Environmental Responsibility

Council on Sustainability and Social Responsibility
The Council on Sustainability and Social Responsibility is charged with advancing the study and practice of sustainability at Haverford, marked by commitments to environmental stewardship and social responsibility within the context of the College’s Quaker values and educational mission.

Committee for Environmental Responsibility
The Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER) was created by the students, faculty and staff of Haverford College and founded on the socially responsible principles of the college.

CER's mission is to educate our community about global environmental concerns, and to be a positive example for students at Haverford and other colleges to follow. CER works to ensure that environmental concern is an integral part of daily life at Haverford informing our curriculum, administrative decisions, and community practices.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

CSSR Executive Committee

Jesse Lytle, Chief Sustainability Officer (chair)
Claudia Kent, Sustainability Coordinator
Jon Wilson, Environmental Studies Director
Walter Sullivan, Director of Quaker Affairs
Alana Tartaro '17, CER Chair
Carola Binder faculty representative
Raji Mohan, faculty representative
Diana Schoder '17, student representative
Katherine Travisano '20, student representative
Allison Carpenter, staff representative
Council Members

Fran Blase, Provost
Megan Fitch, Chief Information Officer
Mike Casel, Chief Investment Officer
Mitch Wein, VP Finance and CAO
Ann Figueredo, VP for Institutional Advancement
Don Campbell, Director of Facilities Management
Bill Astifan, Director of Arboretum
Bill Anderko, Asst Dir of Facilities Management
Joe Binotto, Assoc Director of Dining Services
Muriel Brisbon, Director of Human Resources
Marianne Smith, Director of Residential Life
Eric Hartman, Executive Director, CPGC
Chloe Wang '17, Sustainability Outreach Assistant

CER:

Staff:
Allison Carpenter
Jesse Lytle
Claudia Kent

Student Members:
Vaidehi Agarwalla '19
Malin Ehrsam '18
Jake Ephron '19
Jeremy Evans '18
Raina Fitzpatrick '18
Will Herzog '19
Abby Letts '17
Russell Nicholson '18
Scott Pollara '19
Alana Tartaro '17, chair
Chloe Wang '17


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
No

A brief description of each sustainability office:
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Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Claudia Kent, Sustainability Coordinator Jesse Lytle, Chief Sustainability Officer

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Haverford has completed a multi-year planning process to produce a new Sustainability Strategic Plan. While that planning work was underway, significant steps have been taken on all fronts, including: the development of a proposal for a new academic major, construction of a teaching greenhouse, adopting of the Real Food Challenge, many energy efficiency projects, campus ecology work, and more.

https://www.haverford.edu/sustainability/reporting


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