Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.02
Liaison Rochelle Owen
Submission Date July 21, 2021

STARS v2.2

Dalhousie University
EN-7: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.20 / 3.00 KAREINA D'SOUZA
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of employees:
7,968

Total number of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
20

Percentage of employees served by a peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program:
0.25

Name of the employee educators program (1st program):
Sustainability Education Leadership Program

A brief description of the employee educators program (1st program):

The Office of Sustainability developed and delivered an Employee Sustainability Leadership Program that had a component of workplace action and peer teaching. The program focused on educating employees on waste, procurement, energy and active transportation and on empowering staff to work with their colleagues to make sustainable changes in their daily work.


A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (1st program):

The SELP targets Dalhousie employees, including full time permanent staff and short term student staff.


Number of trained employee educators (1st program):
25

Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (1st program):
2

Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (1st program):
8

Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (1st program):
16

Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (1st program) :
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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A brief description of the employee educators program’s target audience (2nd program):
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Number of trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Number of weeks the employee educators program is active annually (2nd program):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (2nd program):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (2nd program):
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Website URL where information about the employee educators program is available (2nd program):
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A brief description of all other employee peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education programs:
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Number of trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Number of weeks, on average, the employee educators programs are active annually (all other programs):
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Average or expected number of hours worked weekly per trained employee educator (all other programs):
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Total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all other programs):
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Grand total number of hours worked annually by trained employee educators (all programs):
16

Hours worked annually by trained employee sustainability educators per employee served by a peer-to-peer program:
0.00

Website URL where information about the employee sustainability educators programs is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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In this reporting period, a Sustainable Events Program was developed which included a peer to peer element with staff teaching event participants about waste sorting and energy usage. This program was unable to be launched due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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