Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 82.53
Liaison Pierre Lemay
Submission Date Dec. 23, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Universite Laval
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Pierre Lemay
Development Advisor
Office of the Vice Rector, External and International Affairs and Health
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Responsible Christmas Market

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

To raise awareness among the university community (students and employees) about responsible consumption during the holidays, a team committed to sustainable development holds an annual Responsible Christmas Market.

The event brings a large number of student associations and university groups together to sell local and environmentally friendly products and raise money for their activities and projects. Visitors to the market can also donate non-perishable food and kitchen items which are passed on to those in greatest need on our campus.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:

In 2015, 1,738 shoppers learned about responsible consumption from the 29 exhibitors at the Christmas Market.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Annual Woods Cleanup

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

Nearly 23% of the Université Laval campus is wooded. Unfortunately, a lot of trash is blown in by the wind or left by passersby. In 2011, Building Services began holding an annual woods cleanup day and invite students and staff to pick up trash.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

In 2016, more than 653 kg of trash was collected by 130 persons. Over the years, 4,522 kg of trash was collected in the woods.

In details, its:
- 130 people who collected 653 kg of waste in 2016;
- 82 people who collected 580 kg of waste in 2015;
- 72 people who collected 724 kg of waste in 2014;
- 67 people who collected 610 kg of waste in 2013;
- 97 people who collected 1,265 kg of waste in 2012;
- 58 people who collected 690 kg of waste in 2011.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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