Sustainability and Mines

The Sustainability Committee is using the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System as a point of departure. This report is a very detailed way of seeing what a campus has achieed and how they can grow in terms of sustainability.  

STARS® Description:

  • A transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance
  • Institutions apply for credits that reflect sustainability efforts
  • 4 main categories: 1)Academics 2)Engagement 3)Operations 4)Planning & Administration            
  • 5 levels of Achievement:

Level

Score

Bronze

25

Silver

45

Gold

65

Platinum

85

Reporter

For Institutions that wish to use STARS and submit data publicly but are not pursuing a rating

Visit: STARS Technical Manual for more information.

Please contact Sam Crispin if you have any question or concerns.