|Submission Date||Jan. 7, 2015|
EN-10: Inter-Campus Collaboration
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
Many departments share presentations, papers and resources with other institutions on sustainability topics. Some specific examples of presentations by the Office of Sustainability at relevant conferences include:
2013.Oct. 8th Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference. Presentation: Commercial Kitchens and Sustainability; Dalhousie Sustainability Panel; Co-Chair Canadian University and Colleges Sustainability Professional Network session.
2013.June 12th Nova Scotia Provincial Solid Waste Management Educators Meeting. ICI Waste Management Strategies and Guide. Whitepoint, N.S.
2013.April 15th Smart Sustainable Campus Conference Workshop Leader. Climate Change Adaptation Planning for Universities and Colleges. Bethesda, Maryland.
2012.Sept. 7th Atlantic Chapter Canada Green Building Council. AGM Key Note Speaker. University Club. Halifax, N.S.
2011.Oct. 11 Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference. Paper Presenter. Title: Natural Environment Planning for the Urban Campus. Pittsburg, PE.
2010.Oct.11 Association for the Advancement for Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference. Paper Presenter. Title: Beyond GHG Reduction: Climate Change Adaptation for Dalhousie University. Denver, CO.
2010.Oct.26 Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium. Presenter. Title: Sustaining environmental behavior through theory and action. Montreal, QC
The names of local, state/provincial, regional, national, or international campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Canadian Alliance of College and University Sustainability Professionals (CUSP), Atlantic Canada Universities and Colleges Sustainability Network (AUCSN), The Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium (NECSC), Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and Atlantic chapter of The Canada Green Building Council.
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
Dalhousie Office of Sustainability, College of Sustainability, and the Student Union Sustainability office publish a blog and answer numerous emails from other universities requesting information on a wide range of topics. The university has participated in regional and provincial sustainability challenges and competitions to raise awareness of sustainability in representative institutions. Examples includes One Million Acts of Green Challenge: Acadia and Trent and Atlantic University Energy Competition Challenge.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:
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