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With the publication of the College Sustainability Report Card 2010, more than 1,100 school survey responses from over 300 institutions are now available online. In total, these surveys offer more than 10,000 pages of data collected from colleges and universities during the summer of 2009 . To access surveys from other schools, go to the  surveys section  of the website. To see grades, or to access additional surveys submitted by this school, please click the "Back to Report Card" link at the beginning or end of the survey.


Name: Amy Dao
Position (in student organization): former Vice President
Date survey submitted: July 19, 2009

1) Please describe the student-run campus environmental/sustainability
organization in which you have a leadership role.

Name of organization: Duke University Greening Initiative
Number of active members: 20
Website: http://web.duke.edu/greening/
Date of last meeting: April 2009
Frequency of meetings: monthly
Key issues addressed and programs implemented since August 2008:
Progress made on each issue/program since August 2008:

2) Does your group organize any sustainability challenges/competitions for your campus and/or with other colleges?

[x  ]  No

3) Does your student government include a specific position or committee dedicated to campus sustainability issues?

[x  ]  No

4) Please describe any additional campus sustainability activities or projects that you or your group has initiated at your school:

- purchasing offsets
- energy audits
- green building policy
- Organizing Focus the Nation, bringing local politicians to campus               
- Earth Day Celebration               
- organizing speakers
- bringing green improvement needs to administrators
- Coordinating students to go on biodiesel bus to PowerShift               
- Encouraging people to apply for green grants               
- Garbology studies
- water audit
- Working to green Duke's endowment               
- New urbanism workshop with Real Estate Club               
- Volunteering with Clean Energy Durham               

5) Please list and briefly describe any other student-run organizations related to campus sustainability at your school, and provide URLs if
available (e.g., student groups; student government committees; student-run food co-ops, gardens/farms, bike co-ops) and provide contact information of the student leaders, if possible:

Questions 6 is for informational purposes only; your response will NOT be included in the Report Card evaluation process.

6) Please list any regional or national networks with which your group is affiliated (e.g., Energy Action Coalition/Campus Climate Challenge, Sierra
Student Coalition, a state PIRG, a state student sustainability coalition):



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