Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.11
Liaison Jean-Michel Champagne
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

HEC Montréal
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jean-Michel Champagne
Sustainable Development Officer
Infrastructure - Sustainability Office
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

ASHOKA - HEC Montréal has a strong collaboration with Ashoka and is the first French-speaking campus to receive AshokaU changemaker campus designation. Over the years, HEC Montréal developed a very strong bond with multiple Canadian and international organizations. HEC’s collaboration includes:
National Organizations
* Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
* Bureau canadien de l’éducation internationale (BCEI)
* Conférence des recteurs et des principaux des universités du Québec (Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire)
* L'institut indo-canadien Shastri
International Organizations
* Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
* Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
* Conférence des grandes écoles
* European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)


Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

* COPIES - A community of practice composed of college, university and public institutions aiming to share energy saving and carbon reduction initiatives and ideas.
* Institut EDDEC (Institut de l’environnement, du développement durable et de l’économie circulaire)
* RUQDD (Réseau Universitaire du Québec en DD)
* AGPI - An association of building owners with a strong accent on sustainable development and energy saving
* BOMA Québec/Canada - Building Owner and Manager Association - HEC Montréal is an active member, and collaborate on sustainability initiative and BOMA BEST certification review.


Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

HEC Montréal is regularly organizing events and conferences related to sustainability, either as an organizer or a sponsor, directly on site or in partnership with other universities and organization. Few examples :

* Les entretiens Jacques Cartier - Colloque Mobilité et transports urbains face aux défis de la sobriété. (Octobre 2017)
* Décarbonisation de l’économie du Québec : aperçu de scénarios pour une transition énergétique à l’horizon de 2050(Octobre 2017)
* Semaine de l’innovation sociale – 3e édition (Octobre 2017)


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):

HEC Montréal is presenting the annual MBA Sustainability Case Competition. IDEOS usually write and provide the main case the MBA teams from various university will have to crack.


Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Few exemples among many : Johanne Turbide, Professor, Department of Accounting Studies, is a board member of both Institut EDDEC (Institut de l’environnement, du développement durable et de l’économie circulaire) and ACFAS (Association francophone pour le savoir) Pierre-Olivier Pineau, Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, is Member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association for Energy Economics (CAEE) since 2007. President of the CAEE since 2012. Olivier Bahn, Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, is the Co-director, Hub Expertise in Energy and Environment (e3 Hub)


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

The Institut EDDEC mission includes “knowledge sharing” between its 3 founding universities (HEC Montréal, Université de Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal). This program encourage professors to exchange time between the classes to bring their respective knowledge in sustainability classes and lectures.


Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:

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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

HEC Montréal is an active member of the RUQDD (Réseau universitaire québécois en développement durable), a group of local university sustainability specialists who shares experience and work together in improving Québec's universities environmental performance.


Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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