Wellness Recognition (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 63: Wellness Recognition – 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.

What types of wellness programs qualify?

The following can be claimed as qualifying programs:

Suggestions for Institutions

  • Work with your human resources office(s), wellness office(s) or similar to report on health and wellness recognition, and/or to consider pursuing such recognition.

Potential Data Quality Issues

  • Documentation on currently valid national or international health/wellness awards and certifications from the last three years is required.

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