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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 68.58
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University at Albany
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Mary Ellen Mallia
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Finance and Business
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Representatives from the Office of Sustainability have presented at the following conferences: AASHE, SUNY Sustainability Conference, Northeast Campuses Sustainability Consortium(NECSC), NY Association for Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (NYSAR3), Farm to Institution New England and Farm to Institution NYS.


The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

In addition to AASHE, we are members of the New York Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE), NYSAR3 College Council, SUNY Sustainability committee, the NECSC, the Capital Region Clean Cities Coalition and the Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

UAlbany partnered with Union College and several non-profit/municipal groups to create a climate change conference focused on resiliency. This conference was held in January of 2014. Preparation is currently underway for a second conference to be held in May of 2016.


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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.