Sustainability Projects Fund (3.0)

This is an optional Innovation & Leadership (IL) credit. IL credits recognize institutions that are seeking innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and demonstrating sustainability leadership in ways that are not otherwise captured in STARS. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 10 bonus points total.

Credit Language

IL 51: Sustainability Projects Fund – version 3.0

Questions & Answers

How has this credit changed between STARS Version 2 and Version 3?

Minimal changes have been made. A comprehensive list of differences can be found in the STARS 3.0 Summary of changes.

Suggestions for Institutions

  • Work with your institution’s sustainability unit(s) and/or similar to determine whether a sustainability fund is in place, and/or to consider pursuing such a program.

Potential Data Quality Issues

  • Documentation on a current and ongoing fund to support campus sustainability projects with multi-stakeholder decision-making is required.

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