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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 63.92
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2017
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STARS v2.1

The American College of Greece
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Michael Valahas
Dr.
Center of Excellence for Sustainability/Environmental Studies
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
The Sustainability Arc

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Center of Excellence for Sustainability at the office of Public Affairs in cooperation with the department of Environmental Studies and Biology faculty have embarked on a conservation project to store, preserve and study genetic material from endangered species both on a national level as well in cooperation with the conservation park Attiko Zoologiko Parko from international sources. Currently the "Arc" hosts DNA and gametes and preserves the material in a secure environment in liquid Nitrogen.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Curriculum
Research
Biodiversity and Conservation

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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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.