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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.

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

Hawaii Pacific University
PAE-14: Sustainability in New Employee Orientation

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Complete Expired Dingilizwe Ncube
Facilities Project Coordinator
Facilities Department
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Does the institution cover sustainability topics in new employee orientation and/or in outreach and guidance materials distributed to new employees, including faculty and staff?:
Yes

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

All new employees are introduced to HPU's "Bus it to HPU" pre-tax benefit program at new employee orientation. This program encourages employees to take public transportation to HPU, by offering a discount of over 50% on Hawaii's bus system. The program also allows employees to have this cost deducted from their paychecks before taxes are taken out. This program is introduced in the Hawai`i Pacific University Employee Benefits Summary packet at orientation, and a "Bus it to HPU" payroll deduction authorization form is also included.


The website URL for the information about sustainability in new employee orientation:
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