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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 Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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Moraine Valley Community College
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Currently supporting a state-level, sustainability center at the college, created by the Illinois Community College Sustainability network, now the Illinois Green Economy Network; work with the South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium Sustainability Task Force to address topics of curriulum development, operations, procurement, and student engagement; worked on the state task force to create the 2010-2015 Governor's Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact. Also, working on state wide Policy and Legislation Task Force of the Green Governments Coordinating Council, Green Universities and Colleges committee.
Locally, working with Village of Oak Lawn Green Team and sponsoring the South Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, sustainability task force.


The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:

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