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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 Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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Haywood Community College
PAE-19: Community Sustainability Partnerships

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Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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Does the institution participate in community sustainability partnerships that meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with the local community:

In 2008, the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce, convened a diverse group of members to explore their interest in fostering Haywood County as “green” with practices of sustainability that positively impact it’s social, environmental and economic health. It subsequently established the Green Initiative Committee.

The first group of pilot businesses including the following:

Haywood Community College
Champion Supply Company
Stewart Builders
WNC Interior D-Zines
Gateway Club
Animal Hospital of Waynesville
Haywood Builders Supply
Keller Williams
Osondu Booksellers
Lake Junaluska Assembly
Haywood County Chamber of Commerce

have received their “Going Green” recognition. This progressive recognition is received upon completing the initial steps in joining the Green Initiative. The culminating step is completion and submission of the Sustainability plan of action.


The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships 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.