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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 69.02
Liaison Sara McKinstry
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of California, San Diego
EN-9: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Kimberly O'Connell
Environmental Specialist
Environment Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Yes

Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
1-24%

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:

UC San Diego offers courses for employees on environmental stewardship through Environmental Health and Safety. The course is offered multiple times a year, and any UC San Diego staff can take it free of charge. UC San Diego also has a Staff Sustainability Network that offers workshops, events, and staff sustainability grants: http://blink.ucsd.edu/sponsor/ssn/


A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):

The campus has paid for Gold level membership in USGBC. Through this all campus faculty, staff, and students have access to a wide array of resources and are able to participate in LEED and other Green Building training. Additionally, the campus supports through payment if required staff participation in LEED credentialing/accreditation and other training opportunities such as CEM training,


Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Staff Sustainability Network contact: Jennifer Bowser

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.