SOUL is a liaison group aimed at assisting the Office of Sustainability, Ecology and Energy Conservation Committee, and the university further implementation of the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan.
Next Sub-Group Meeting
Sub-Group meetings will resume in September 2013
Our annual kick-off meeting will take place in September 2013
Who is invited to participate?
Any student, faculty, or staff member interested in making a positive impact in sustainability at Ohio University is welcome to become a member. Ideally, each division or academic department will appoint a Sustainability Departmental Liaison (SDL) to serve a member of SOUL who can provide support to his/her department on sustainable practices.
Benefits of Participation:
In addition to full team meetings to be held twice per semester, SOUL members may engage in communications with various units or departments, or participate in hosting presentations at brown bag lunches.
Implementation Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 to develop strategies for addressing key benchmarks of the Sustainability and Climate Action Plans.
The Implementation Meeting schedule is as follows:
Proposed Long Term Objectives:
1. Develop SOUL into a successful group of empowered individuals who act to implement the Sustainability Plan and Climate Action Plan
2. Support integration of sustainability into all institutional units
3. Create a recognition system for individuals and departments to reward efforts in furthering sustainability
4. Establish Sustainability Departmental Liaisons as the primary link between university departments and the Office of Sustainability
Ohio University Sustainability Plan