Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.07
Liaison Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

École de Technologie Supérieure
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Sustainable office
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

It is not a newsletter exclusively on sustainable development, but there are SD sections in the newsletters sent weekly to students and monthly to employees.

Interface ÉTS is a weekly newsletter sent to all ÉTS students and employees that includes a sustainable development section.

Flash ÉTS is a bimonthly newsletter sent only to employees that includes a sustainable development section.

The CIRODD (Interdisciplinary Research Centre for the Operationalization of Sustainable Development) hosted at ÉTS sends a newsletter (every two months) to the general public and SD actors. CIRODD has several social media accounts.

Substance ÉTS is a website that highlights scientific news and innovations at ÉTS. There is a newsletter available by subscription. Substance ÉTS publishes SD-oriented content on a regular basis.

For Interface ÉTS and Substance ÉTS as well as for content specific to the sustainability campus, the official social media of ÉTS (ÉTS institutional social media accounts) relays or publishes several contents related to the sustainability campus.

Tributerre: A student group that raises awareness among the university community and the business community about various sustainable development issues, such as renewable energy, the fight against climate change, food waste, etc. Tributerre ÉTS has various social media accounts through which they raise awareness and mobilize the student community.

Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

LEED Platinum and LEED Gold plaques in the Phase IV residences and LEED Gold in the INGO building. Also, signage for the building sustainability education program in the Phase IV residence hall.
Signage related to waste sorting throughout the campus, including specific signage for the collection of procedure masks and N-95.

Signage for parking spaces equipped with charging stations reserved for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles in Pavilion A, B and E parking lots.

Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

ÉTS offers a tour of the artworks in its collection. It is offered to the general public during the Journées de la culture (in September each year), but it is also possible to request it on an ad hoc basis. The guides are students in fine arts from Concordia University.

Like the international movement Agenda 21 for culture, ÉTS considers culture to be the 4th sphere of sustainable development. The integration of arts and culture is an integral part of ÉTS's SD approach.

Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

A sorting guide for the residencies is available to inform the students and residents about the collection of recyclable materials, organic materials and ultimate waste. This guide describes the accepted materials for recycling, compost and waste and includes some tips and advice on how to properly sort them and dispose of them. In addition, the guide includes tips on how to dispose of clothes and electronic material, including the collection points at ÉTS.

A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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