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

STARS v2.2

Humber College
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Humber’s Sustainability Steering Committee (SSC) was established under the direction of the Senior Vice-President, Planning and Corporate Services & CFO and Senior Vice-President Academic in the Summer 2016. The first committee for Sustainability at Humber began in 2008.

The SSC is a cross-institutional advisory body to the President and Executive Team that provides integrated, collaborative, evidence-based advice to ensure Humber’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in planning and decision-making across the college. It is responsible for providing advice and direction related to the execution of Humber’s Sustainability Plan.

Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

a) Membership composition
SSC membership will be comprised of representatives from the following major operating units (academic and non-academic), with the intent of ensuring a broad representation of key institutional functions. Membership composition will be reviewed annually, with the terms ending on June 30th of each year

Committee Co-Chairs
Carl Oliver- Associate Dean, School of Applied Technology
Lindsay Walker- Associate Director - Capital Development and Facilities Management

Committee Members
Alexandra Link- Arboretum Director- School of Applied Technology
Ankit Joshi- Student at Large
Darren Lawless- Dean, Applied Research and Innovation- Research
Eva Bednar- Professor, Dept of English- School of Liberal Arts and Science
Graham Budgeon – Vice President Lakeshore – Ignite
Heidi Marsh – Director of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Jacqueline Anderson - Associate Director, Health and Counselling- Student Success and Engagement
Jennifer Ball – Professor – School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jennifer Bazar- Office of the Principal, Lakeshore Campus- Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre
Jennifer Cosway- HR Manager- HR Services
Jessica McDonald – Student
Joe Andrews- Director of Orangeville Campus-Office of the Director, Orangeville Campus
Kevin Viflanzoff- Financial Services and Planning- Manager, Purchasing Services
Laura Sticker- Marketing and Communications- Senior Writer
Nancy Simms- Director, Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Diversity, HR Services
Paul Iskander, Director, Campus Services, Campus Services
Rob Kilfoyle- Director, Public Safety and Emergency Management- Public Safety
Rudi Fischbacher- Associate Dean- School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism
Ryan Burton- Director, I.T. Planning and Client Services- Information Technology Services
Shaun Carson- Manager, Campus Life and Student Conduct- Student Success and Engagement
Spencer Wood- Associate Director, Maintenance and Operations- Capital Development and Facilities Management

Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:

A brief description of each sustainability office:

Humber's Office of Sustainability leads the college's sustainability initiatives and is a hub for campus engagement and information. We support the college community to integrate sustainability into everything we do. Sustainability at Humber encompasses Social justice, Ecological Preservation and Economic Viability, or "People, Planet, Profit" and the UN World Commission on Environment and Development’s definition of Sustainability (1987): “Meeting contemporary needs without compromising the ability of future generations to satisfy their needs.”

Humber's Office of Sustainability activities include:
- Support the organization to integrate sustainability into all that we do
- Collaborate and engage with various stakeholders to implement sustainability projects, initiatives, events, course projects, etc.
- Track and publish successes using defined metrics

There are three full time staff and 2-3 part-time students who are employed in the Office of Sustainability.

Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Lindsay Walker, Associate Director, Sustainability

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

In 2014, the Office of Sustainability developed Humber's first five year Sustainability Plan which outlined clear targets and action items in 11 specific sustainability areas. The Office of Sustainability has accomplished many things in the previous years. These are outlined in our most recent 2014-2015 Sustainability Report.
There is also a Campus wide Sustainability Steering Committee (SSC) mentioned above.

Job title of the sustainability officer position:
Associate Director, Sustainability

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (2nd position):
Energy Manager

Job description for the sustainability officer position (2nd position):

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Job title of the sustainability officer position (3rd position):
Sustainability Specialist

Job description for the sustainability officer position (3rd position):

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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability coordination is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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