Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.01
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

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.

The Sustainability Steering Committee will ensure a systems approach to fulfilling commitments and philosophy related to sustainability. The SSC will support the collaboration and connections of sustainability with other institutional plans including Healthy Campus, EDI, Indigenous Education Plan, Academic Plan, Integrated Energy Management Plan, and others as outlined in the Sustainability Plan.

Members of each committee, including affiliations and role:

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 is reviewed annually.

Committee Co-Chairs:

Lisa Salem-Wiseman, Associate Dean and Special Advisor, Faculty of Health and Wellness

Lindsay Walker, Associate Director, Sustainability, Capital Development and Facilities Management

Committee Members:

Ana Gabriela Buttelli Hentschke, Sustainability and Engagement Coordinator

Angelisa Hatfield, Information Officer, University of Guelph-Humber

Bishnu Singh, Manager, Purchasing

Bruce Sinclair, Associate Dean, Business Marketing

Martine Spinks, Associate Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Technology

Clarisse Estebar, International Development Project Lead, Internation

Cara Loft, Professor, Indigenous Determinants of Health, Faculty of Health and Wellness

Derek Stockley, Associate Vice-President, Academic

Eva Bednar, Professor, Dept. of English

Quazance Boissoneau, Manager, Indigenous Education and Engagement

Jacqueline Morgan, Director of Strategy and Innovation

Jennifer Ball, Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts

Jimmy Vincent, Coordinator of Centre of Urban Ecology

Isabel Savransky, Sustainability Communication and Events Assistant

Linda Hill, Program Coordinator and Professor, Community Development Degree

Lisa Salem-Wiseman, Associate Dean and Special Advisor, Humber Institutional Learning Outcome

Lucie Moretti, Manager, Quality Assurance

Jessica Krukoski, Student-at-Large, Lakeshore

Julian Klimczyk, Multimedia Video Producer

Justin EN HO, Student-at-Large, North

Katie Evans, Manager, Campus Dining & Retail Services

Kennisha Archer, Analyst, Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion

Mark Whale, Professor

MaryAnn Gregoris, Manager, Fire Safety and Security System

Margaret Tellis, Associate Director, IGS Operations

Nadine Finlay, Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre

Nivedita Lane, Manager, Community & Partnership Development

Reema Patel, Operations Manager, Faculty of Social and Community Services

Sacha Ally, Advisor, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion

Safa Al-Haji, Environmental Coordinator, BEST

Lora Nasim, Manager, Client Support

Sanjay Puri, Vice President, Administration and CFO

Sarah Nieman, Project Manager - Humber Learning Outcomes

Spencer Wood, Director, Facilities Management

Tania Massa, Associate Dean, Applied Research & Innovation

Tara DeFrancesco, Finance Director, IGNITE

Tyler Charlebois, Director, Centers of Innovation Network and Partnership Development

Tessa Soltendieck, Manager of Office of Sustainability

Vera Beletzan, Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning

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 lead and support Humber’s commitment to providing national leadership in developing sustainable campuses, and are a hub for campus engagement and information. We foster a culture of sustainability by leading by example: how we operate our buildings, interact with the physical environment and communities around us, and in the way we teach and learn about sustainability. By incorporating economic, social and environmental sustainability across the college, we are creating career-ready citizens for the challenges of today's world.

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 5 full-time staff 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 Sustainability Plan for the years of 2013–2018 which provided direction to advance sustainability efforts across the organization. As the initial five-year plan ended, the Office of Sustainability developed a consecutive five-year Sustainability for 2019–2024, which outlines a bold approach to reimagine our future to shape healthy, inclusive and sustainable communities. Every year the Office of Sustainability has accomplished many objectives since our opening and are outlined in our annual Sustainability reports. Our most recent 2021-2022 Sustainability report, along with our past Sustainability Reports can be found here: https://humber.ca/sustainability/resources-and-reports

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

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

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Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability coordination is available:
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