STARS 2.1

MacEwan University

Edmonton, AB, CA


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Silver - expired 61.29 Aug. 30, 2021 Kalen Pilkington Aug. 31, 2018 Download
Curriculum
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MacEwan is working towards a Centre for Sustainability Studies with significant participation by MacEwan faculty, staff, and students in its ongoing work.

Credit Status
Academic Courses Complete
Learning Outcomes Complete
Undergraduate Program Not Pursuing
Graduate Program Not Applicable
Immersive Experience Complete
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete
Research
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Credit Status
Research and Scholarship Complete
Support for Research Complete
Open Access to Research Complete
Campus Engagement
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Public Engagement
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Air & Climate
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Credit Status
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete
Outdoor Air Quality Complete
Buildings
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Energy
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MacEwan's Facility Department installed 50 new solar panels on the south-west facing roof of the Robbins Health Learning Centre over the summer, and on September 15, 2017 the panels were officially turned on. In order ... read more
Credit Status
Building Energy Consumption Complete
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete
Food & Dining
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- Fairtrade Campus designation received in April 2017. Continue to increase our Fairtrade certified product offerings. - Green to Go reusable container program refreshed and users increasing - Tower Gardens & Urban Cultivators continue to ... read more
Credit Status
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete
Sustainable Dining Complete
Grounds
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Credit Status
Landscape Management Complete
Biodiversity Complete
Purchasing
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Transportation
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Waste
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Sustainability criteria are the heaviest weighted criteria when awarding MacEwan's new waste contract.

Credit Status
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing
Hazardous Waste Management Complete
Water
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Credit Status
Water Use Complete
Rainwater Management Complete
Coordination & Planning
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In 2009, the Office of Sustainability was created to oversee the implementation of the campus sustainability policy. This role was solidified in 2011, with the approval of our first campus sustainability plan, and again in ... read more
Credit Status
Sustainability Coordination Complete
Sustainability Planning Complete
Participatory Governance Complete
Diversity & Affordability
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MacEwan University has established an Office of Human Rights, Diversity, and Equity (2018) in order to enhance to role of inclusion and equity at MacEwan, and also build from the work of the Office of ... read more
Credit Status
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete
Assessing Diversity and Equity Not Pursuing
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete
Affordability and Access Complete
Investment & Finance
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Credit Status
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing
Wellbeing & Work
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