Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.72
Liaison Philip Mansfield
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Carleton University
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Philip Mansfield
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management and Planning
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Green Revolving Fund

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

Carleton University has established a $1 million revolving fund to allow for investment in sustainability-related projects. The main criteria for accepting projects will be to undertake those with positive environmental impacts and strong financial plans, as well as the student experience, innovation, risk reduction, demonstration of social and/or community responsibility


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

The first ideas that were submitted and selected to be funded dealt with energy consumption. These projects were a power harmonizer and smart building technologies to reduce energy consumption and the introduction of an electric maintenance vehicle to campus to highlight the commitment to sustainability.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of 5):
Yes or No
Curriculum No
Research Yes
Campus Engagement Yes
Public Engagement No
Air & Climate No
Buildings Yes
Dining Services No
Energy Yes
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Investment Yes

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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