Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.00
Liaison Jessica Krejcik
Submission Date Dec. 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

Concordia University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Cassandra Lamontagne
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

A professional development and training opportunity was offered in October 2021. A two-hour virtual course, "Introduction to sustainability at Concordia for employees", was created for Concordia faculty and staff who are interested in sustainability and want to learn more about it and how to advance sustainability at Concordia. The course provides details on resources available to the university community as well as highlights ways that faculty and staff can improve sustainability within their workplace.

Learning outcomes
After this course, participants will be able to:
-recognize and differentiate between different areas of sustainability
-describe the Sustainability Policy, Sustainability Action Plan and Sustainability Governance Framework at Concordia
-make use of and steer departmental colleagues to relevant sustainable resources and services at Concordia
-assess personal or departmental interest in becoming an Employee Sustainability Ambassador

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:


The sustainability training and professional development course can be accessed by employees through their Carrefour account. See attached photo for more details.

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