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Climate Action Plan

Climate Action Plan

Reporting Overview

Ohio University submits a sustainability-related report to the President and the Board of Trustees each year.  When Ohio University became an AASHE STARS (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System) member, the Office of Sustainability adopted a tri-annual reporting cycle, with reports on:

A second STARS submission is due in 2018.  Please offer feedback regarding reporting structure by emailing   sustainability@ohio.edu.

Sustainability Reports  cover the prior fiscal year or years' progress toward the benchmark targets in the  Ohio University Sustainability Plan.  

Climate Action Reports  cover the prior fiscal year or years' progress toward the  Second Nature Carbon Commitment, signed by President Rod McDavis in 2009, through the lens of the  Ohio University Climate Action Plan

STARS Reports  summarize the AASHE   STARS submissions   highlights, results and categorical scores.  


Climate Action Reports

Please click on the links below to access Sustainability Reports

2014 Sustainability and Climate Action Report  (data from FY13)

2016 Climate Action Report  (data from FY14-F15)


Data Collection for Reports:

If you are listed as a "Responsible Reporting Party" in the Sustainability Plan or Climate Action Plan, you may submit your data via email to   sustainability@ohio.edu


Additional Documents:

Climate Action Plan  (2012)