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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 Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.14 / 1.00 Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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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:
14

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

In Facilities Services, a representative from the Recycling Office or the Office of Sustainability attends employee orientation sessions to inform new employees about sustainability, recycling and compost initiatives and resources on campus. In the University Housing department, new custodial and maintenance employees receive basic recycling training during their orientation.


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.