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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-4: Sustainability Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Claire Sweigart
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a sustainability plan that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description of how multiple stakeholder groups were involved in developing the plan:

The UC2019► plan reflects the consultation of many people. This plan took shape through extensive discussions with UC’s vast array of stakeholders, including our Board of Trustees, President’s Cabinet, deans, faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors and friends of the university.

The Climate Action Plan included contributions from many individuals and offices on campus and was compiled and written by the President's Advisory Council on Environment & Sustainability (PACES). Over 100 individuals, including faculty members, students, and staff, contributed to the CAP.


A brief description of the plan’s measurable goals :

Both the President's 2019 plan and the Climate Action Plan include measurable sustainability goals. They include reducing carbon footprint, increasing waste diversion, increasing sustainability outreach, increasing diversity and global engagement, and increasing service learning and volunteer opportunities and participation by measurable amounts. Actual metrics vary for each category.


A brief description of how progress in meeting the plan’s goals is measured:

Annual updates are provided to the President from relevant departments on progress towards these goals.


The website URL where more information about the sustainability plan is available:
The year the plan was developed or last updated:
2,010

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