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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 58.08
Liaison Kristi Wiedemann
Submission Date March 13, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Princeton University
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Shana Weber
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
6,323

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Sustainability Ambassadors Program

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
6,323

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

Sustainability Ambassadors are either appointed by their department directors to participate in the program or are self-nominated. Additionally, a growing number of Ambassadors are referred to the program by alumni of the program.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

The Ambassadors attend seasonal lunch and learn sessions during the academic year. There are four sessions total including, an orientation that covers the history of sustainability initiatives at the institution and the progress made toward reaching the University’s sustainability goals; how to incorporate sustainability at work; how to live sustainably at home; and a student-led green tour of campus.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The Office of Sustainability staff developed and runs the program.


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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Number of employees served by the program (2nd program):
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A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (2nd program):
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A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (2nd program):
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A brief description of the financial or other support the institution provides to the program (2nd program):
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The website URL where information about the program is available (2nd program):
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Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of employees served by all other programs:
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A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (all other programs):
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A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (all other programs):
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A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program(s) (all other programs):
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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.