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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.

Gold

STARS v2.1

Smith College

Northampton, MA


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Gold 65.53 Emma Kerr March 3, 2017 Download
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 7.80 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 0.18 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 10.22 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 0.18 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Not Applicable 0.00 /
Community Service Complete 1.11 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 4.61 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 0.13 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 2.42 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 3.39 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.02 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 1.99 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.71 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 1.25 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.22 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.33 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.29 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.90 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.44 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 2.91 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.90 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 2.08 / 5.00
Rainwater Management Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 1.25 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.67 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 3.52 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 0.71 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 2.10 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 0.26 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.78 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation D Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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