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

STARS v2.2

University of Ottawa
PRE-2: Points of Distinction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Jonathan Rausseo
campus sustainability manager
physical resources service
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Name of the institution’s featured sustainability program, initiative, or accomplishment:
University of Ottawa Action on Climate Change Report

A brief description of the institution’s featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
The University of Ottawa, following requests from student groups, created an institution-wide initiative to address its impact on climate change. The plan includes reducing carbon in our investment portfolio, investing $3 Million in a Clean Innovation Research Fund, and reducing the carbon output of the campus.

Which of the following impact areas does the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Research
Air & Climate
Investment & Finance

Website URL where more information about the accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
OP1 - Emissions Inventory and Disclosure

A photograph or document associated with the featured program, initiative, or accomplishment:
Name of a second highlighted sustainability program/initiative/accomplishment:
Positive Energy

A brief description of the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
The University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy program uses the convening power of the university to bring together academic researchers and senior decision-makers from industry, government, Indigenous communities, local communities and environmental organizations to determine how to strengthen public confidence in energy decision-making.

Which impact areas does the second program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
Research
Public Engagement
Energy

Website URL where more information about the second program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
STARS credit in which the second program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
EN14 - Participation in Public Policy

A photograph or document associated with the second program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Name of a third highlighted program/initiative/accomplishment:
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A brief description of the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Which impact areas does the third program/initiative/accomplishment most closely relate to?:
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Website URL where more information about the third program/initiative/accomplishment may be found:
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STARS credit in which the third program/initiative/accomplishment is reported (if applicable):
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A photograph or document associated with the third program/initiative/accomplishment:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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