Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.59
Liaison Chris Adam
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2020
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Dawson College
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Chris Adam
Sustainability Office
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

New faculty review multiple facets of sustainability within there orientation. Universal design concepts are reviewed and support given to develop courses that include every type of learner. Policies on sexual harassment and student code of conduct are reviewed, use of ombudspersons, financial support mechanisms for staff and students in need, the health services available for staff and students, wellness benefits and health insurance, and important sustainability projects on campus (e.g. waste reduction, waste sorting stations, zero- waste events, carbon neutral status).
Living Campus Tours that showcase largely student-driven projects on campus are available throughout the year.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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