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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 Dingilizwe Ncube
Submission Date Oct. 2, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Hawaii Pacific University
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Dingilizwe Ncube
Facilities Project Coordinator
Facilities Department
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

Sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This must be achieved in a manner that is ecologically sound, socially just, and economically viable. Sustainability research focuses on a key principle of sustainability (such as social equity or environmental stewardship); addresses a sustainability challenge (such as climate change or poverty); or furthers our understanding of the interconnectedness of societal and environmental challenges. Sustainability research leads toward solutions that support economic prosperity, social well-being, and ecological health.


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
No

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:
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Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
No

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):
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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.