Sustainability

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Juniata Sustainability Seal

Juniata's Sustainability Seal was developed, reviewed by the President's Cabinet and the Sustainability Leadership Committee, and finalized in summer 2008. The "seal" is intended to recognize proactive sustainable behavior by departments, offices, student groups and other campus organizations at Juniata.

The Executive Committee of the Sustainability Leadership Committee awards the seal to departments, student organizations, and offices. The Vice President for Finance and Operations, in consultation with the Executive Committee, makes decisions regarding certain operational elements that may bear the seal in recognition of their sustainable operation or practice, including but not limited to publications, vehicles, buildings, and suppliers.

Departments, student organizations, and administrative offices may apply for the seal via the following process, with the guidelines that follow:

A seal is awarded for a period of two years, after which an organization must re-apply. If, during the two year period, the organization wishes to apply for a higher designation level (a silver or gold), they may reapply, following the guidelines above.

Listed below are guidelines organizations must meet to earn the seal.

Guidelines For Usage

Departments, student organizations, and administrative offices may collectively earn seal designation, at bronze, silver, or gold levels, by demonstrating sustainable behavior as follows:

Departments

A department can earn a "seal" designation at the following levels, provided they meet the following:

Bronze Level
Silver Level

As above, plus:

Gold Level

As above, plus:

Administrative Offices

An administrative office can earn a "seal" designation at the following levels, provided they meet the following:

Bronze Level
Silver Level

As above, plus:

Gold Level

As above, plus:

Student Organizations

A student organization can earn a "seal" designation at the following levels, provided they meet the following:

Bronze Level
Silver Level

As above, plus:

Gold Level

As above, plus:

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