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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 Gold
Overall Score 71.57
Liaison Tony Gillund
Submission Date Jan. 22, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

The Ohio State University
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Megan Amaya
Director of Health Promotion & Wellness
College of Nursing
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The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

Ohio State promotes a balanced lifestyle and provides information to all Ohio State employees about the 9 dimensions of wellness including: Emotional, Career, Social, Intellectual, Spiritual, Physical, Financial, Creative, and Environmental.

Environmental
Employees learn how to be an environmentally well person that recognizes the responsibility to preserve, protect, and improve the environment and appreciates the interconnectedness of nature and the individual. Several university organizations are highlighted, such as the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, and the Ohio Environmental Leaders Institute.

Social
Employees learn how a socially well person has a network of support based on interdependence, mutual trust, respect and has developed a sensitivity and awareness towards the feelings of others. Several university organizations are highlighted, such as Community Partners, which identifies a list of service projects housed under Buck-i-SERV.

Financial
Employees learn how the financially well person is fully aware of financial state and budgets, saves, and manages finances in order to achieve realistic goals.


The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:
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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.