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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.29
Liaison Keri Enright-Kato
Submission Date June 29, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Yale University
Tier2-5: Sustainable Enterprise

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Keri Enright-Kato
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a student-run enterprise, such as a cafe, through which students gain sustainable business skills?:
Does the institution have a student-run enterprise, such as a cafe, through which students gain ... (Yes)

A brief description of the enterprise:

The BYO Cafe is a student-run cafe at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. BYO stands for bring your own (cup, plate, utensils). The cafe does not provide any vessels or utensils with their coffee and pastries, which are sourced from environmentally conscious vendors or home-made by students. Student groups can rent out the cafe to sell their own baked goods and use the proceeds for activities or causes.


The website URL where information about the sustainable enterprise is available:

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