Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.86
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date April 10, 2013
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University of Ottawa
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jonathan Rausseo
campus sustainability manager
physical resources service
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :
“To provide advice and insight to the University of Ottawa’s Administrative Committee on matters related to best practices and socially responsible behaviour as these apply to sustainable development. More specifically, the Committee on Sustainable Development will: Assess sustainability issues and submit recommendations to the Administrative Committee; • Suggest policies to improve the University of Ottawa’s performance in the Campus Sustainability Assessment Framework (CSAF); • Create and manage projects that seek to improve sustainability on campus; and • Create and manage volunteer based sub-committees oriented around sustainable development issues.” source : http://www.durable.uottawa.ca/ index.php?module=CMS&id=6&newlang=eng

Members of the committee, including affiliations:
1) 5 representatives from staff who are selected by the Administrative Committee 2) 3 representatives from faculty who are selected by the Administrative Committee 3) 1 representative selected by the Graduate Student Association 4) 1 representative selected by the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa 5) 1 representative selected by the Ottawa Public Interest and Research Group of the University of Ottawa 6) 1 representative selected by Action Sandy Hill 7) 1 representative selected by the City of Ottawa

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability office:
The university of Ottawa’s sustainability office looks at sustainability related issues and figures out how things can be improved, makes recommendations to the university on mainly physical issues in hopes of strategic advancement. The campus Sustainability Office was created in 2006 to coordinate, promote and implement the University’s sustainable development activities. The Office hopes to develop positive solutions for today’s economic, social and environmental challenges. It The Office’s activities are informed through its daily interactions with individuals, organizations and departments across the campus and guided by the policies and practices approved by the University’s Sustainable Development Committee (SUDCOM)

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:
Yes

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Jonathan Rausseo

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Campus sustainability manager

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:
The sustainability manager has responsibilities such as managing activities of coordinators, evaluating and implementing pilot projects as well as helps creating strategic plans.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Jonathan Rausseo's full phone number is 613-562-5800 extension 2530

Jonathan Rausseo's full phone number is 613-562-5800 extension 2530

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