Platinum

STARS v2.1

Université de Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke, QC, CA


Rating Score Valid Through Liaison Submitted Executive Letter
Platinum 85.48 Dec. 5, 2022 Lucie Durand Dec. 6, 2019 Download
Curriculum
34.11 / 40.00
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A Québec reference in applied environmental and sustainability training, the Université de Sherbrooke offers over thirty sustainability focused programs that allow students to acquire a specialization in environment or sustainable development from various disciplines: environmental ... read more
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Academic Courses Complete 12.58 / 14.00
Learning Outcomes Complete 5.53 / 8.00
Undergraduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Graduate Program Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Immersive Experience Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Literacy Assessment Complete 2.00 / 4.00
Incentives for Developing Courses Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus as a Living Laboratory Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Research
18.00 / 18.00
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Research and innovation are essential elements of the University's sustainable development strategy. As such, faculty members and graduate students play a major role in allowing a better understanding of the diverse phenomena and creating new ... read more
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Research and Scholarship Complete 12.00 / 12.00
Support for Research Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Open Access to Research Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Campus Engagement
19.75 / 21.00
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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 Complete 0.25 / 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
Public Engagement
17.93 / 20.00
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Community Partnerships Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Continuing Education Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Community Service Complete 2.93 / 5.00
Participation in Public Policy Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Trademark Licensing Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Air & Climate
9.59 / 11.00
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Complete 8.59 / 10.00
Outdoor Air Quality Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Buildings
3.17 / 8.00
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Building Operations and Maintenance Complete 1.92 / 5.00
Building Design and Construction Complete 1.25 / 3.00
Energy
4.55 / 10.00
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Building Energy Consumption Complete 4.53 / 6.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.02 / 4.00
Food & Dining
3.76 / 8.00
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Food and Beverage Purchasing Complete 1.76 / 6.00
Sustainable Dining Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Grounds
3.97 / 4.00
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Landscape Management Complete 1.97 / 2.00
Biodiversity Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Purchasing
5.42 / 6.00
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Sustainable Procurement Complete 2.50 / 3.00
Electronics Purchasing Complete 0.97 / 1.00
Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing Complete 0.95 / 1.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Transportation
5.09 / 7.00
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The Université de Sherbrooke has been committed to sustainable mobility for the past 15 years. Several innovative initiatives have been put forward on all three campuses of the University with the objective of making alternative ... read more
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Campus Fleet Complete 0.47 / 1.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.40 / 2.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 1.22 / 2.00
Support for Sustainable Transportation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Waste
8.95 / 10.00
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Since 2002, the Université de Sherbrooke has implemented a waste management plan that has been fruitful. As an example, in 2017, the University succeeded in recycling, recovering and reusing 819 metric tons of residual materials ... read more
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Waste Minimization and Diversion Complete 7.05 / 8.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.90 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Water
6.00 / 6.00
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Water Use Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Rainwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Coordination & Planning
8.00 / 8.00
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Sustainability Coordination Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Sustainability Planning Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Participatory Governance Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Diversity & Affordability
6.31 / 10.00
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Because equity, diversity and inclusion are sources of innovation and excellence, the institution intends to make its community an example in this regard. To achieve this, the entire University is at work. Since winter 2019 ... read more
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Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete 1.56 / 2.00
Assessing Diversity and Equity Complete 0.75 / 1.00
Support for Underrepresented Groups Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Affordability and Access Complete 1.00 / 4.00
Investment & Finance
4.19 / 7.00
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Committee on Investor Responsibility Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainable Investment Complete 1.33 / 4.00
Investment Disclosure Complete 0.86 / 1.00
Wellbeing & Work
4.99 / 7.00
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As part of its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, the Université de Sherbrooke has undertaken the design of an organizational health index which goal will be to further develop enabling work and learning environments. The organizational health ... read more
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Employee Compensation Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Assessing Employee Satisfaction Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Wellness Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Workplace Health and Safety Complete 0.99 / 2.00
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Green Event Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Fair Trade Campus Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Certified Green Cleaning Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Sustainable Dining Certification Complete 0.50 / 0.50
Bicycle Friendly University Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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Innovation A Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation B Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation D Complete 1.00 / 1.00

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