Proposed Sustainability Program for Marymount College

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1. Proposed Sustainability ProgramMarymount College 2. Challenges for Marymount College Continuous legislation and compliance standards forenergy efficiency, water conservation, pollutionprevention, waste reduction, renewable energy, GHGemissions, and environmental preservation Increasing pressure from global community fortransparent Sustainability Reporting Rising cost for higher education families searchingfor alternative to 4-year private institutions Upward demand for sustainable business curriculum,degrees, and certifications 3. Proposed Sustainability Program Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & RatingSystem (STARS) Voluntary, self-reporting framework using acommon standard in higher education $1400 registration fee 220 Current STARS participants Rated STARS InstitutionsPoint Loma Nazarene California State, Fullerton Cal Poly PomonaChapmanCalifornia State, Long Beach Orange County Community College Loyola Marymount UC IrvineUCLA California State, Channel IslandsUC Riverside UCSDCalifornia State, ChicoSan Diego State UCSB 4. Case Study: University of British ColumbiaUnder STARS Saved $2.5M annually Reduced energy consumption by 20% Reduced water consumption by 40% Reduced CO2 emissions by 15K tons Improved comfort for students and staff 5. Proposed Sustainability Program Sustainable Business Curriculum Infusion of sustainability into otherconcentrations Environmental Studies Architecture Engineering Increased Educational Offerings More recognition as an institution, more brandequity as an institution Increase enrollment, increased revenue 6. Proposed Sustainability Program Sustainability Initiatives on Campus Increased community involvement Partnerships with non-profits and NGOs Sustainability in Operations & Management Reduced operating expenses from unrealizedsavings in energy efficiency, water conservation,waste reduction, etc Increased positive work environment retains andattracts elite staff/talent 7. Sustainability Department Internships for students Sustainability Reporting Interns Social Media Interns Campus Initiatives Liaisons 8. Proposed Sustainability Program American College & University PresidentsClimate Commitment Green California Schools Summit Local Green Business Job Fair Green Office Certification 9. My Value Proposition A requirement for LEED building projects toLEED Accredited Professionalhave LEED AP as administrator. Knowledge and experience to develop andSustainable Business Management Certified lead sustainability programs with provenefficiency Over 20,000 hours in project managementexperience MBA Marketing Management Imaginative marketer that will build newcollege identity and effectivelycommunicate it Experience developing/teaching curriculum,workshops, and course shells for students,Sustainable Business Educatorentrepreneurs, and workforce for UCLA,LACCD, LMU, and CSU-Dominguez Hills Personal connections with leaders in local Green Business Network governments, corporations, small business,non-profits, etc Unmatched passion for sustainability andeducation over my career My passion Un-ending thirst of knowledge about newsustainable practices 10. Thank You for Your TimeFor any questions, samples ofdeliverables, and references, please contact:Amit Jain(310) 901-0709amitjain310@gmail.com www.amitjain310.com @amitjain310

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