Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.07
Liaison Akrivi Papadaki
Submission Date April 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Brown College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.60 / 2.00 Stephanie Foster
Green Team/Sustainability Coordinator
George Brown College
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

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

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

The College has two relevant social media accounts: Twitter (GBC Green Team) and Instagram (gbcgreen).

In addition, the College's main monthly e-newsletter often includes sustainability related stories.Here are a list of stories related to sustainability that appeared in @gbcthis past year:

1. Sustainability efforts fund student scholarships - April 29 (this was also posted on here)
2. Proper disposal of cigarette butts - April 22
3. PD opportunity - Build Sustainability into Your Courses - April 15
4. Creating a Greener, More Sustainable, GBC - Sept 23
5. Fashion Exchange launches first-of-its-kind facility to enable sustainable design - Nov. 4
6. Unplug for the hoildays - Green Team message to conserve energy - Dec 9
7. Have an unused smartphone? Phone it forward! - Dec. 2 and Jan 6, 2020
8. Designing Change hackathon as part of the WWF Living Planet @ Campus program
8. Educators for Climate Justice & Greening Our Curriculum – Feb 3, 2020


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

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

The College's Campus maps show locations of bicycle stands at each campus; Visit https://www.georgebrown.ca/about/sustainability/sustainable-transportation/

Internal campus maps on each floor include water drop symbols to mark locations of water hydration foundations on each floor. (See uploaded example from the Daniels Bldg in additional documents section.)


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

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

Attached is a copy of Residence Handbook for The George, see pages 16 - 18.


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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