For Faculty and Staff

All faculty and staff

  1. Stay connected with the ACUPCC network by signing-up for the Newsletter, following on Twitter, and joining the Facebook group.
  2. Faculty and staff have many opportunities to advance enlightened national policies to advance sustainability.
    • Join Second Nature’s growing network of faculty and staff who are interested in working for policy change, and contacting representatives on timely and important policy issues. Sign up to receive Second Nature’s policy alerts by contacting Michele Madia, Director of Sustainability Financing and Strategy at Second Nature.
    • Join other faculty and staff in working with Second Nature to develop a national agenda for policy change and set priorities for concerted action through policy advocacy. For example, if a particular law, regulation or policy is impeding your institution’s progress towards sustainability, please nominate this for the national policy agenda by emailing Michele Madia at mmadia@secondnature.org.
    • Encourage your president to provide public leadership on climate action, including responding to Second Nature’s policy alerts and publicly addressing important national policy issues related to sustainability.

Faculty and staff at ACUPCC institutions

  1. Is your institution in good standing? Check your reporting status in the ACUPCC Reporting System.
  2. Support your school’s efforts to fulfill the ACUPCC - connect with student sustainability groups on campus or your school’s ACUPCC Implementation Liaison (listed on your school’s “Implementation Profile” in the Reporting System) and ask if you can help by:
    • Serving on the implementation committee
    • Raising awareness about ACUPCC-related efforts on campus
    • Incorporating climate and sustainability issues into your curriculum and job function.
  3. Let people know you are part of the network by utilizing these logos.

Faculty and staff at non-ACUPCC institutions

  1. Encourage your school’s president to join the ACUPCC network:
More than ever, universities must take leadership roles to address the grand challenges of the twenty-first century, and climate change is paramount amongst these.
—Michael M. Crow, President, Arizona State University
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