Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.48
Liaison Nico Strabac
Submission Date Jan. 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Mohawk College
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Centre for Climate Change Management

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The Centre for Climate Change Management (CCCM) at Mohawk College is a collaboration between Mohawk College, the cities of Hamilton and Burlington, and Sustainable Hamilton Burlington with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. Together, we drive real, measurable action on climate chnage in our businesses and communities while providing opportunities for students to live, learn and lear in a strong, sustainable future. The CCCM is spearhading four innovative programs aimed at reducing GHG emissions and creating healthy, resilient communities in the Bay Area:

The Bay Area Climate Change Office works closely with residents and community leaders to progressively tackle climate change and better prepare our communities for a stronger, cleaner future.

Industry Partnerships Initiative helps local businesses embark on real sustainable change with expert industry support, measurement tools and resources plus the assistance of students to work on their GHG reduction challenges.

Campus Carbon Management Initiative collaborates with Ontario colleges and other organizations to establish and share best practices and build a toolkit to help community colleges reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Mohawk Campus Sustainability engages staff, students and faculty in a growing culture of sustainability. Widely recognized as a leader in sustainability, Mohawk aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 30% by 2020.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Air & Climate

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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