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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 69.67
Liaison Trina Innes
Submission Date June 30, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Alberta
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kim MacLock
Learning and Development Consultant
Organizational Health and Effectiveness
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics (0-100):
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

Faculty and Staff Orientation
http://www.facultyandstafforientation.ualberta.ca/

Human Resources has entrenched sustainability throughout their unit. For example, sustainability is formally embedded into the university's orientation for new faculty and staff. This event is offered three times per year with an average attendance of 120 new employees. The orientation features a marketplace where the Office of Sustainability operates a booth and shares information about programs, engagement opportunities and background on services and responsibilities. The faculty and staff orientation website, implemented in 2012, is available to all staff and faculty. On that website, staff are encouraged to "go green" and are directed to the Office of Sustainability to learn more and to get involved.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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.