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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 53.23
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

St. Lawrence University
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

The University is an active member of APPA (http://www.appa.org/#). APPA facilities collaboration and communication between higher education facilities mangers. Additionally, APPA provides information, best practices, and case studies releated to sustainability.


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

St. Lawrence University is a member of the NY Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education (NYSCSHE). NYCSHE unites representatives of higher education and supporting organizations with a common interest to promote and support environmental, fiscal, and social responsibility (http://nycshe.org/about/).


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

The University plans and presents at the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley Sustainability Day (https://sites.google.com/clarkson.edu/sustainabilityday/).


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

The University has staff and faulty serving on the board of the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley Sustainability Day (https://sites.google.com/clarkson.edu/sustainabilityday/).


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
No

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:
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Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

The University collaborates with the Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley on issues related to sustainability in the county. Additionally, the University collaborated with SUNY-Canton on expanding and improving organic waste diversion in the Village of Canton, NY.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.