Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.91
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2019

STARS v2.2

Humber College
IN-39: Sustainability Office Diversity Program

Status Score Responsible Party
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Does the sustainability office have initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups?:
Yes

A brief description of the initiatives specifically designed to recruit sustainability employees from underrepresented groups:

Any job openings in the Office of Sustainability are shared with the managers of the institution’s equity groups (Aboriginal Resource Center, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Black Academic Success and Engagement) to recruit candidates from underrepresented groups in the Office of Sustainability – which is not the case when hiring for positions at the College.


Does the sustainability office ensure that sustainability employees complete DEI training?:
Yes

A brief description of the DEI trainings for sustainability employees:

All members of the Office of Sustainability, must complete a Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence workshop and are also expected to attend training hosted by the Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity and the Aboriginal Resource Center, which include (but are not limited to): Indigenous Knowledge Gathering, Deep Diversity, etc… Additionally, when a student worker/intern starts in the Office of Sustainability they receive an orientation on both environmental and social sustainability topics from Humber’s Sustainability Specialist.


Does the sustainability office regularly collaborate on events, projects, or initiatives with the institution’s DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of events, projects, or initiatives during the previous year developed in collaboration with the DEI office/program and/or organizations that support underrepresented groups on campus:

The Office of Sustainability collaborated with Equity groups at the College for the first Annual Equity Hub event (an event bringing together various equity groups where Humber’s Sustainability Specialist was a panelist and the Office of Sustainability had a booth) and Black Academic Success and Engagement’s orientation (where Humber’s Sustainability Specialist talked about how environmental racism).


Does the sustainability office or committee include at least one individual with formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities?:
Yes

Documentation of the formal DEI and/or environmental or social justice responsibilities:

Humber’s Sustainability Specialist is a member of Humber’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force and a standing member of the Office of Sustainability is on this taskforce (http://hrs.humber.ca/human-rights-equity-diversity/edi-taskforce/edi-taskforce-members.html). The mandate of members of this task force includes using an intersectional lens to establish and implement an institutional framework and strategy for equity, diversity and inclusion that addresses the needs of both students and employees.


Website URL where information about the initiatives to advance DEI within the sustainability program is available:
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