Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.29
Liaison Bonnie Dong
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

MacEwan University
EN-8: Staff Professional Development

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Karen Boros
Director, Client Services
Human Resources
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Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :
All staff are invited to attend formal sustainability programs: • March 2013: In partnership with SAMU, the Office of Sustainability hosted the biggest Common Ground Festival to-date. The three-day event attracted over 500 community members and staff and included interactive eco-workshops, free bike tune-ups, worm composting kit give aways, and the university’s first farmer’s market. • June 2013: In partnership with Earth Common Journal and the School of Business UN PRME Regional Meeting, the Office of Sustainability hosted Sustainability 3.0, a pre-conference event with Dr. Robert De Vrind, Senior Advisor for Sustainability at the Koning Willem I College in the Netherlands. The event was sold out with 100 registered guests who also participated in an interactive session on cradle-to-cradle product re-design. • February 2014: Organizational Development Day is an annual event offered to all MacEwan University staff. At the 2014 Organizational Development Event on February 19, 2014, the Sustainability at Work session was hosted by Chantal Beaudoin, Head of Sustainability. The session informed staff about MacEwan University's Campus Sustainability Plan, sustainability programs and services, and how staff can get involved and contribute to this vision.

The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:
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The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
MacEwan University provides professional development funding for courses, seminars, workshops and conferences that may be applied to learning about sustainability. Tuition fee funding and access to all of our campus libraries is available for staff.

MacEwan University provides professional development funding for courses, seminars, workshops and conferences that may be applied to learning about sustainability. Tuition fee funding and access to all of our campus libraries is available for staff.

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