Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.14
Liaison Don Forster
Submission Date March 30, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Seneca College
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Paula Echeveste
Sustainability Supervisor
Facilities
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

CAPDHHE - Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education

SDSN - Seneca's School fo Fashion is part of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network .Also,one of the Faculties from the School of Fashion, Jennifer Dares, is part of the ITAA (International Textile and Apparel Association)she attended the conference in October 2019, which Many of the panel presentations focused on sustainability https://itaaonline.org

ITAA- Jennifer Dares, Faculty from the School of Fashion is part of the International Textile and Apparel Association.She attended the conference in October 2019, which Many of the panel presentations focused on sustainability https://itaaonline.org


Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

OCUSP- Ontario College and University Sustainability Professionals
AODA- Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Provincial Advisory Committee


Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

CAPDHHE(R)Evolution Equity and Inclusion in Challenging Times annual conference on May 7-9, 2018 at Ryerson University (Ingrid Ali, Seneca's Director of the Diversity department was Co-chair)

AODA - Accessibility conference

Mark O' Connell, Sabine Weber, Tarah Burke and Jennifer Dares from Seneca's School of Fashion presented at the Fashion Scholars - Ryerson Fashion Symposium in September. The panel was titled: Fashion Sustainability Scholarship. Please see links below.
https://www.ryerson.ca/fashion/stories-events/2019/09/fashion-symposium/
https://fashionscholars.wixsite.com/home/copy-of-toronto-symposium-2016


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
No

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):
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Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

CAPDHHE - Ingird Ali is a board member

AODA - Ingird Ali is a memberpf the committee


Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:
Yes

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

Seneca College has an on-going partnership with Humber College by providing mentorship to their 'Equity' office and share information specifically with regards to AODA. As well as providing and sharing best practices with Humber's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion task force.


Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :
Yes

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

CAPDHHE Board - training, compliance

AODA committee (exclusively sharing best practices: new legislation, compliance) creation and funding of training materials (pooled resources).


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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