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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.

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Liaison John Cook
Submission Date May 31, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of California, Riverside
ER-15: Sustainability Research Identification

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Complete Expired John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Has the institution developed a definition of sustainability research?:
Yes

A copy of the institution's definition of sustainability research:

Sustainability Research addresses three key tenants: 1) living within limits imposed by available resources and the carrying capacity of our environment; 2) examining the interconnections among the economy, social well-being, and the environment; and 3) equitably distributing resources and opportunities for advancement across places and among generations.


Has the institution identified its sustainability research activities and initiatives?:
Yes

A brief description of the methodology the institution followed to complete the inventory:

UCR has collected data directly om rsearchers working in a variety of departments on campus. The Chancello's Committee on Sustainabilty Research Working Group is charged with creating the definition, methodology and collection process. Plans are pogressing towards including a sustainability identifie in the system used to record all funded research on campus.


Does the institution make its sustainability research inventory publicly available online?:
Yes

The website URL where the sustainability research inventory is posted (required if claiming Part 3 of the credit):

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.