Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.27
Liaison Hubert Corbeil
Submission Date July 19, 2023

STARS v2.2

Université Téluq
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Hubert Corbeil
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

The Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI, Interuniversity Cooperation Office) ;
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) ;
Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO).

Does the institution actively participate in a regional, state/provincial, or local higher education sustainability network?:

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Université TÉLUQ is a member of the RUQDD, the Quebec University Sustainability Network. This network is composed of the people who are responsible for sustainable development in Quebec’s universities.

Has the institution presented at a higher education sustainability conference during the previous year?:

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

Several professors have given lectures or presentations on sustainable development in higher education over the past year.
November 2022: “Critical analysis of the governance system of an impact benefit agreement (IBA) signed between a James Bay Cree community and a junior lithium mining and processing company”, presented by Professor Emmanuelle Champion during the International Network on Organizations and Sustainable Development (INOSD) Conference.
December 2022: “The Role of Universities in Biodiversity - Track 2: Research and Training”. This lecture was given as part of COP15 in Montreal. Professor Lise Parent shared her research topic during this panel discussion.
In May 2023, at the 90th ACFAS congress, a conference entitled "Les enseignements d'une démarche de certification STARS à l'Université TÉLUQ" (Lessons from a STARS certification process at Université TÉLUQ) was presented at the colloquium "Développement durable: les Universités en font-elles assez?" (Sustainable development: are universities doing enough?).

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:

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

Has the institution had employees or students serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years?:

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Université TÉLUQ has several professors in the environmental field who are involved in various networks and bodies in addition to regularly participating in conferences. For example, Professor Lise Parent is on the board of directors of the Réseau des Femmes en Environnement (Women in Environment Network) and Professor Nicolas Bélanger is co-director of the Réseau Reboisement Ligniculture Québec (Quebec Intensive Sylviculture Reforestation Network, 2RLQ).

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?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

In May 2023, Université TÉLUQ presented its STARS certification application methodology to the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Institute of Scientific Research, INRS).

Has the institution had employees or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:

A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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