Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

In January, 2012, President Dahl, in consultation with campus leadership, designated the existing Sustainability Task Force as a presidential commission, to be known as the President's Commission on Sustainability. Executive Assistant Becky Glass will serve as the President's liaison to the Commission, and Vice President Jim Milroy will work closely with the Commission in its projects. Community partners include the Livingston County Chamber of Commerce and the Geneseo Village leadership.

Implementation methodologies

President Dahl charged the Commission to advance their work in the following areas:1.Create a Statement on Sustainability to be shared with the community and to assist us in policy-making.2. Expand the sustainability web page to continue the education and outreach that stems from an attractive, readable, and informative site.3. Develop a Communication on Progress, in collaboration with Provost Long and with Professor Jassawalla of the School of Business, that demonstrates Geneseo's commitment to the UN Global Compact.4. Complete the Climate Action Plan progress report in early 2012 and help the College comply with the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC)5. Collaborate with Vice President Milroy and Assistant Vice President Stooks on facilities and operations projects such as LED lighting, natural areas on campus, and sustainable building practices.6. Continue to explore and implement curricular initiatives to enhance student knowledge about sustainability.7. Continue and expand campus programming and community engagement projects such as the LIve Green Expo, Earth Day/Earth Week celebrations, and the Finger Lakes Project Conference.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

State University of New York College at Geneseo
Deliverables
2015
Finger Lakes Project Conference
2015
Statement on Sustainability
2015
LIve Green Expo
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff concerning sustainable development
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: Geneseo, United States (The)
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Denise A Battles, battles@geneseo.edu

Documents
#SDGAction259
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