STARS Information:

  • Credit Rationale: This credit recognizes institutions that offer training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability for their staff.
  • Environmental Benefits: Staff members in each department make important contributions to an institution’s sustainability performance. By offering training and professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff members, an institution helps equip its staff to implement sustainable practices and systems and to model sustainable behavior for students and the rest of the campus community.
  • Scoring: Institution earns 2 points for meeting the criteria outlined above.

Going Green

CSU Channel Islands Summary:

Staff Professional Development in Sustainability

CSU Channel Islands currently does meet the criteria for this credit by offering training and professional development opportunities in sustainability for their staff.

Information on sustainability is provided at biennial New Employee Orientations (NEO). All employees are required to attend NEO.Various presentations given throughout the year include a component on sustainability. Employees are given the opportunity to attend any of the NEO presentations.

Information Received From:

Anna Pavin: Associate Vice President, Human Resources