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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 Platinum
Overall Score 85.51
Liaison Jennifer Andrews
Submission Date July 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of New Hampshire
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Chris Van Horn
Training Coordinator
UNH Human Resources
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics (0-100):
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

The UNH Human Resources (HR) Training Coordinator gives a one-day orientation to all new UNH employees. As part of this, UNH HR provides an overview of sustainability efforts across education, research, and practice on campus. The information helps to inform new UNH employees about how to become more involved with sustainability efforts on campus. The information presented highlights resources to staff that will enhance sustainable behavior in the professional setting. Each new UNH employee receives a staff flyer explaining how they can make environmentally and socially responsible choices while working at UNH. They are also given a HealthyUNH reusable water bottle. (http://sustainableunh.unh.edu/sites/sustainableunh.unh.edu/files/images/employeeflyer.pdf).

UNHSI staff also are part of new faculty orientation each fall.


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