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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 50.89
Liaison Nicholas Kordesch
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

San Francisco State University
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
n/a 0.00 /

Criteria

Institution has an active green athletics program through which it engages the community around issues of sustainability. The program includes at least four of the following:

  • Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events

  • A stadium certified under a green building rating system

  • A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions

  • A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping

  • A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events

  • Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives

  • An athletic team certification program

 


Applicability

This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.


Scoring

Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.


Measurement

Report on current programs at the time of submission.

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.