Sustainability Initiative  




Campus Sustainability Inventory

The sustainability inventory documents current AQ processes, practices, and curricula in the area of natural/environmental capital, social capital, and financial capital.
Natural Capital:
  • Campus Buildings
  • Consumer Goods - Campus paper use, food served
  • Waste
  • Energy Use & Management - Sources, quantity, energy efficiency measures
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Land Use - Greenspace, developed spaces
  • Water - Consumption, management & efficiency, storm and wastewater
Social Capital:
  • Governance
  • Informal & Formal Learning
  • Mental & Physical Health
  • The Aquinas Community
Financial Capital:
  • Student Tuition Trends
  • Financial Aid
  • Employee Compensation
  • College Revenue & Expenses
Aquinas sustainable business students and the Center for Sustainability have completed the inventory for the 2005/06 fiscal year largely through class assignments and student employment. The update for 2007/08 is currently in process. Our inventory has been adapted from The Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec) model.
Inventory Details (On Campus Access Only)
  • Details of the Aquinas College Sustainability Inventory are available to on campus users only.
  • If you are accessing the Sustainability Initiative Web site from the Aquinas computer network or ResNet, please click here for a full report of the inventory.