Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.21
Liaison Chris Gardner
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2022

STARS v2.2

Douglas College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Douglas College Sustainability and Climate Steering Committee

It is the Sustainability and Climate Steering Committee’s responsibility to: Design and implement a climate action strategy that commits to reducing carbon emissions, energy usage and waste, and enhances Douglas College’s capacity to adapt to a changing climate.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

The committee consists of:

- Dave Taylor, Vice President Public Affairs
- Regan Lal, Director, Marketing and Communications
- Chris Gardner, Director, Facilities and Ancillary Services
- Louie Girotto, Associate Director, Physical Plant Services and Processes
- Declan Walsh, Manager, Supply Chain


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:
No

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Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
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Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

The Douglas College Sustainability and Climate Steering Committee coordinates sustainability for the entire institutions, and supports various sustainability projects and efforts across campus.

Recent accomplishments include:
- the implementation of a sustainable procurement policy for the College
- support of the initiation of the College's “Green Team”, which is an employee volunteer group that identifies and participates in community activities related to social issues (environmental sustainability, human rights, social awareness, etc) to increase awareness and solidify its reputation as a caring community partner.
- support and initiate the undertaking of the College's inaugural STARS certification program
- support and initiate the undertaking of the College's climate action strategy


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