Living Report Organized around the domains of Culture, Purpose, and Practice the priorities defined by the SAC form the strategy and actions needed to make UW-Madison a leader in sustainability. Our Culture Make sustainability principles part of our day-to-day interactions, operations, and decision-making. Our Culture: Priorities Our Culture: Progress Integrate sustainability Center social sustainability to support diversity, equity, inclusion, and access Recognize UW-Madison as a leader in sustainability COMPLETED: Deliver survey to students, faculty, and staff assessing UW-Madison’s sustainability culture Hold a Sustainability Forum to share and discuss issues in sustainability IN PROGRESS: Define institutional structures and/or staffing to advance the priorities defined by the SAC Develop and deliver regular schools / college / division / department (S/C/D) level sustainability progress reports and workshops ON-GOING: Deliver sustainability orientation presentation during SOAR, graduate student orientation, and employee onboarding Lead partnerships with other institutes of higher education that connects student sustainability leaders to share best practices and enable collaboration Advise the State’s Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy and Department of Administration on impacts of sustainability policies on UW-Madison and UW System Engage external advisory boards on sustainability priorities (e.g., Unions, WFAA, etc.) Our Purpose Elevate sustainability as a discipline, support collaborative research, and expand learning opportunities. Our Purpose: Priorities Our Purpose: Progress Expand sustainability learning opportunities and collaborations Establish a distinctive home for sustainability research, education, and operations Champion sustainability research COMPLETED: Deliver survey to students, faculty, and staff assessing UW-Madison’s sustainability literacy Designate the Office of Sustainability as a departmental sponsor for student organizations Develop guidelines and materials to support sustainable study abroad IN PROGRESS: Establish criteria that define sustainability-related research Define processes to track and report sustainability-related research and campus experts Create faculty and staff resources and incentives for incorporating sustainability in new and existing courses Our Practice “Walk the talk” with policies, procedures, and systems that build a sustainable university. Our Practice: Priorities Our Practice: Progress Plan and design for a sustainable and regenerative university Pursue carbon neutrality Achieve zero waste Build and operate a sustainable campus COMPLETED: Achieve Bee Campus USA certification Complete Campus Zero Waste Assessment (stage 1) and waste map project (phase 3) Complete Campus Zero Waste Assessment (stage 2) Electrify grounds equipment Expand solar generation at Gordon Dining Facility Install variable frequency drives at Elizabeth Waters Residence Hall IN PROGRESS: Complete analysis of fleet vehicle electrification needs Complete campus electric vehicle charging infrastructure plan Develop retrocommissioning team (internal + external) Establish an institutional definition of local food and plan for increasing procurement Implement an integrated pest management program Implement Ingraham Hall Bin Infrastructure Pilot study Install additional steam and chilled water building meters Install solar + smart bus shelters PLANNING: Complete Campus Facilities Utility and Energy Advanced Plan Deploy solar electric vehicle chargers Execute a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement Install a solar canopy on the Linden Parking Facility Install solar charging kiosks On-Going: Plan and manage campus landscapes with native plantings If you have questions, comments, or suggestions about the Sustainability Advisory Council, please email email@example.com.