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

STARS v2.2

HEC Montréal
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.87 / 1.00 Jean-Michel Champagne
Sustainable Development Officer
Infrastructure - Sustainability Office
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Total annual expenditures on office paper:
75,000 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
Expenditure Per Level
10-29 percent 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 0 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled/100% label) 65,000 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

All data has been reported for calendar year 2019-20 (Pre-Covid 19).
Annual paper consumption is stable, and 90% of paper purchased are FSC certified, produced at a local mill located 166 km from HEC Montréal (Domtar's Windsor paper mills) from sustainably managed local forest and contains 30% recycled fibres.


Website URL where information about the institution’s paper purchasing is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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For regular printing purpose, HEC Montréal uses only Domtar's Earthchoice paper. This brand contains at least 30% of recycled fibres and only of FSC certified new fibres. The rest of paper supply are for special printing needs, such as plastified posters, business cards, high-end paper products, large scale printing, etc.

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