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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
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, San Diego
IN-7: Fair Trade Campus

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Lisa Joy
Interim Director of Dining
Housing/Dining/Hospitality
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Is the institution currently designated as a Fair Trade College or University?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s Fair Trade initiatives, including the year formal designation was achieved and/or renewed:

UC San Diego signed on to be a Fair Trade University in the spring of 2010. UC San Diego Housing/Dining/Hospitality has commit to purchasing Fair Trade coffee, tea, sugar, chocolate, ice cream, and grains. Campus student organizations have already made the switch to Fair Trade Products, and many campus vendors also starting purchasing Fair Trade. Details of the UC San Diego policy are at http://hds.ucsd.edu/fairtrade/docs/FairTradeUnivPolicy.pdf.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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