Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 84.99
Liaison Pierre Lemay
Submission Date Dec. 12, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Universite Laval
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
3.00 / 3.00 Pierre Lemay
Development Advisor
Office of the Vice Rector, External and International Affairs and Health
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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):

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Sustainable Development Solutions Network and United Nations Global Compact.


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):

Regroupement universitaire québécois en Développement durable- RUQDD


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):

In 2018-2019, Université Laval gave at least 24 sustainability conferences. Among them:
- June 4th 2018, anada- Bésil : What Law for sustainable developpement?
- Febuary 2018-2019, EDS Annual Seminar : Nature, culture and urban Health
- May 2nd 2018, forum, Responsible consumption in Québec
- September 2018, roundtable, 2018 Elections : Environmental issues in the time of facts


Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :
Yes

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

The SDG Leadership Awards 2019 : https://www.globalcompact.ca/sdg-leadership-awards-2019/

The SDG Leadership Awards is Canada’s premier Awards event for recognizing businesses and non-businesses that are doing exceptional work to integrate and advance action towards the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The Global Compact Network Canada has collected entries from organizations across the private, not-for-profit, and academic sectors across Canada, with the goal of highlighting the leadership and accomplishments that these organizations have made towards solving some the most pressing environmental, social and economic challenges in our communities.

UL submitted its application in the Non Governmental Organization category, which is a category open to all canadian universities.


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):

Pierre Blanchet, professor at the Faculty of Forestery, Geography and Geomatics is on the board of the CIRROD

http://www.cirodd.org/fr/gouvernance.php


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:

Daniel Forget, a sustainability coordinator at Université Laval, supported Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (Senegal) for the creation of a bachelor's degree in Sustainable Development.


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:

International partneships with universities in which sustainability are integral part.

- Université de Lausanne
- Université Côte d’azur

https://www.ulaval.ca/international/partenariats-et-collaborations/nos-partenariats-strategiques.html


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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