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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 51.95
Liaison Erin Stanforth
Submission Date July 24, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Virginia Commonwealth University
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Parker Long
Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator
Facilities Management - Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
Yes

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

VCU has shared information on its RFP for its Climate Action Plan,VCU Sustainability Committee structure, Bike Share, Anaerobic Digester, and VCU Rice Center with other interested universities. Since 2013 VCU and University of Richmond have held a yearly cross-campus energy conservation competitions to promote energy-use reductions and facilitate relationships between sustainability offices.


The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

VCU is a member of The Greater Virginia Green Building Council (GVGBC), Resilient Virginia, AASHE, ACUPCC and USGBC. VCU Sustainability is on the VCU Council for Community Engagement and the City of Richmond Sustainability Advisory Plan.


A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

VCU is willing and does share information on its sustainability initiatives with any school or business that is seeking to advance their sustainability.


The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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.