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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.

Gold

STARS v2.0

University of New Hampshire


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Gold 67.34 Colleen Flaherty July 29, 2014 Download
UNH offers a wide variety of sustainability focused and related courses, academic programs, and co-curricular activities. The Sustainability Institute is involved in different ways in many of these offerings, from collaborating with faculty on courses ... read more
Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 10.13 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 6.01 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
UNH research in sustainability is broad and far-reaching. A leader in areas such as climate change, organic agriculture, marine and freshwater sciences, natural resources, "green" economics and policies, healthcare, and more, UNH research is at ... read more
Credit Status Points
Academic Research Complete 12.00 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Access to Research Complete 0.00 / 2.00
UNH is New Hampshire's Land, Sea, and Space Grant University actively engaged in extending its expertise, ideas, and resources to New Hampshire, the New England region, and the world. Our faculty, extension educators, staff ... read more
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 0.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 0.00 / 2.00
UNH is New Hampshire's Land, Sea, and Space Grant University actively engaged in extending its expertise, ideas, and resources to New Hampshire, the New England region, and the world. Our faculty, extension educators, staff ... read more
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Continuing Education Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 1.29 / 5.00
Community Stakeholder Engagement Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Hospital Network Not Applicable 0.00 /
Under its Climate Education Initiative (CEI), UNH is committed to being a Climate Protection Campus that pursues a sustainable energy future through emissions reduction policies, practices, research, & education. Under CEI, UNH is committed to: - Educate ... read more
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 7.61 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.50 / 4.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 2.25 / 3.00
Indoor Air Quality Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.92 / 4.00
Low Impact Dining Complete 1.00 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 1.85 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 1.13 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.72 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.89 / 1.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.47 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.73 / 1.00
Inclusive and Local Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Life Cycle Cost Analysis Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Guidelines for Business Partners Complete 1.00 / 1.00
UNH’s commitment to sustainable transportation is part of its Climate Education Initiative. Under a framework of Transportation Demand Management (TDM), which seeks to reduce our use of single occupancy vehicle private vehicles, UNH takes ... read more
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.30 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.70 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.30 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization Complete 1.96 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 1.22 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.92 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 0.24 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Wastewater Management Complete 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 2.83 / 4.00
Governance Complete 2.70 / 3.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 0.34 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.09 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 0.47 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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.