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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.

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Liaison Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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University of Vermont
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

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Complete Expired Gioia Thompson
Director
UVM Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Several: Center for Sustainable Agriculture has many efforts: Local food through s UVM Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program and includes outreach seminars and policy research; Office of Sustainability has many efforts: Bottled Water ban through out campus; use of recycled toilet papers, follow the leaf campaign for sustainable purchases, fifth school in the US to sign on to the National Real Food Challenge increasing local, organic, and fair trade consumption on campus.


The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:

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