Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Thompson Rivers University
ER-1: Student Sustainability Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 5.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
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Total number of degree-seeking students enrolled at the institution:
11,134

Program name (1st program):
TRU Green Teams

Number of students served by the program to whom peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education is offered (1st program):
1,782

A brief description of how the student educators are selected (1st program):

Students apply to the Chair of the committee and the faculty elects the educators.


A brief description of the formal training that the student educators receive (1st program):

Students receive materials and information on Sustainability measures that TRU has taken as well as ways in which such measures can be taken at home or in residence. The students also are given information on rating systems for example Corporate Knights which rates sustainability in Business Schools


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

The Dean's Office in the School of Business provides administrative support and the Office of Environment & Sustainability provides programme and research support to the Green Teams when needed and coordinates with them on information about upcoming events and measures being taken to improve sustainability on campus and in the community. The Director of Environment and Sustainability is a member of the School of Business and Economics Green Team.


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