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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Cincinnati
PAE-2: Strategic Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Claire Sweigart
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Year the strategic plan or equivalent was completed or adopted:
2,010

Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the environmental dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Sustainability is included as an Operational Principle for the university. The strategic plan states: In all operations, the University of Cincinnati will understand and respect the needs of future generations and the limits of natural systems within which humanity is necessarily embedded and dependent. Our careful and responsible approach to our environment and resources will ensure that they are sustainable over time.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the social dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the social dimensions of sustainability:

Among the other Operational Principles outlined in the strategic plan are community, global engagement, diversity, and mission-based health care. Together these principles encompass the social dimensions of sustainability.


Does the institution's strategic plan or equivalent guiding document include the economic dimensions of sustainability at a high level?:
Yes

A brief description of how the strategic plan or amendment addresses the economic dimensions of sustainability:

Economy is also included as an operational principle for the university. The strategic plan states: We recognize that this university exists through the generosity of many, the protection of our representative government, the will of Ohio’s taxpayers, and the support of our community. In order to achieve its goals, the University of Cincinnati must exercise responsibility by maintaining strong fiscal stewardship, achieving financial stability, creating opportunity for sustainable growth, and building real value for the citizens of our city and state.


The website URL where information about the strategic plan is available:

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