Silver

STARS v2.1

MacEwan University

Edmonton, AB, CA


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Silver 61.29 Kalen Pilkington Aug. 31, 2018 Download

MacEwan is working towards a Centre for Sustainability Studies with significant participation by MacEwan faculty, staff, and students in its ongoing work.

Credit Status Points
Academic Courses Complete 10.77 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 1.63 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Not Applicable 0.00 /
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Research and Scholarship Complete 12.00 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Student Educators Program Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Student Life Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Materials and Publications Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Outreach Campaign Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Assessing Sustainability Culture Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Employee Educators Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Employee Orientation Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Staff Professional Development Complete 1.50 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 3.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 2.83 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 3.68 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.30 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Not Applicable 0.00 /
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 Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 2.85 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.00 / 4.00
- 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 be utilized in ... read more
Credit Status Points
Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 0.76 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 1.63 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Landscape Management Complete 1.00 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Procurement Complete 1.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.46 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.32 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.24 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 1.34 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 1.60 / 2.00

Sustainability criteria are the heaviest weighted criteria when awarding MacEwan's new waste contract.

Credit Status Points
Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 3.53 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 0.50 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Water Use Complete 0.22 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 0.50 / 2.00
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 Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 1.50 / 3.00
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 Points
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.44 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 1.83 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 1.00 / 4.00
Credit Status Points
Committee on Investor Responsibility Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Credit Status Points
Employee Compensation Complete 1.32 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.90 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Fair Trade Campus Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Certified Green Cleaning Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Pre-Submission Review Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Credit Status Points
Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation C Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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