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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 62.54
Liaison Lindsay Crum
Submission Date Sept. 21, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Yale University
EN-12: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.09 / 5.00 Brianne Mullen
Urban Sustainability Program Associate
Yale Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:
Yes

Total number of continuing education courses offered:
664

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:
2

Percentage of continuing education courses that address sustainability:
0.30

A copy of the list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:
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A list and brief description of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

Lunch & Learn: A Greener Yale at 25 Science Park: This course covers Yale Sustainability efforts and Single Stream Recycling Guidelines for 25 Science Park. It will address the following questions: Can the pizza box go in the recycle bin with a grease spot? How clean do I have to get jars and cans? What to do with batteries? What to do if something doesn't have the recycling symbol? What is the process for Universal waste?

Yale School of Medicine Laboratory Occupancy Training: A Guide to Sustainable Lab Practices at YSM: The course description is as follows: "As a member of the Yale community, your contribution to Yale’s sustainability efforts are essential to the University’s success in achieving the goals of the Yale Sustainability Strategic Plan. This self-guided program will help you learn how to occupy your building more sustainably and guide you through the University’s recommended best practices in the areas of: Energy & Water, Waste Management, Procurement, Use of Kitchen and Shared Areas, Travel and Transportation."


Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:
No

A brief description of the certificate program(s), including the year the program was created:
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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.