Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.48
Liaison Emmanuelle Jodoin
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Université de Sherbrooke
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Lucie Durand
Institutional Research Advisor
Management - Support Service
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is at least one on-campus dining hall or food service outlet certified by the following organizations? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
The Food Recovery Network No
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher) No
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) Yes
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification No
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
An equivalent program approved by AASHE ---

A brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the year the certification was achieved and/or renewed:

The University's food concession, "Café CAUS", holds a LEAF Level 2 certification since October 2016. This certification includes 3 levels which quantify the environmental commitment of institutions. Level 2 specifies that the organization exceeds LEAF's minimum expectations and demonstrates its commitment to reducing its environmental impacts.

Café CAUS food concession is responsible for preparing meals at the University and offers a catering service. Its specific actions pertaining to sustainable development include recycling and waste composting, the use of biodegradable tableware and the purchase of local products. Café CAUS services are offered both at the main and Health campuses.


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