Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Ottawa
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.50 / 3.00 Jonathan Rausseo
campus sustainability manager
physical resources service
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Is the institution currently a member of a national or international higher education sustainability network?:
Yes

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):
Canadian Alliance of College and University Sustainability Professionals

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

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):
Ontario College and University Sustainability Professionals

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

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):
OCUSP AGM: Sustainability partnerships outside your University
OCUSP Lunch and Lear series: Starting up your own Free Store
Relay Education: Sustainability in the Green Economy
OASBO Environmental and Sustainability Committee AGM: Sustainability in Higher Education

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to an external higher education sustainability resource center or awards program?:
No

A list or brief description of the sustainability resource center or awards program and submission(s):
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Has the institution had employees or students 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):
City of Ottawa’s Climate sounding Board
The City of Ottawa’s Climate sounding Board is a group of stakeholders and practitioners in the City of Ottawa sharing resources and consulting on the City of Ottawa’s Climate Change plan

OCUSP – University Chair
OCUSP is an ensemble of the sustainability practitioners from Ontario post-secondary institutions. The University of Ottawa held one of the co-chair positions for the past 4 years

CaGBC – Ottawa Chapter
CaGBC – Ottawa Chapter, the Sustainability Manager sat on the regional committee for the past 5 years, offering advice on educational activities and events for the organization.

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:
Served as a mentor institution to a secondary school in São Paulo SP – Brazil. uOttawa is acting as a inspirational institution, offering advice on how to help St. Paul’s grow upon their green school certification

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?:
No

A brief description of the peer review activities:
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A brief description of other inter-campus collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year :
The University of Ottawa is working with Carleton University in Ottawa to share ideas and institutional events to help promote sustainability practices in the City.

Members of OCUSP (Ontario College and University Sustainability Professionals) share information about the tactics and processes used on their campus used to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. This information is synthesized and published in a report for the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Website URL where information about the institution’s inter-campus collaborations is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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