Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.38
Liaison Jennifer Martel
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of the Fraser Valley
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
No

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:
The UFV Office of Sustainability (OoS) is a department focused on bringing a pan-institutional approach of holistic sustainability to UFV. Much of the work includes creating initiatives, increasing awareness and education about environmental, social, and economic sustainability, and coordinating and tracking UFV's institutional-wide sustainability efforts. Established as its own department in the spring of 2021, the team has been working to navigate sustainability at UFV, finding out what is being done, who to collaborate with, and how to ensure everyone has the ability to learn more about sustainability and drive change.

Full-time equivalent of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
2

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
UFV's Office of Sustainability includes: Jennifer Martel, Sustainability Coordinator, and Parisa Mohamadi, Energy Manager.

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:
UFV's Office of Sustainability is the office responsible for coordinating sustainability efforts for the entire institution. This has included: - spearheading AASHE STARS certification - developing a Climate Action Plan for UFV - supporting the integration of sustainability considerations across departments and institutional processes (e.g., integrating sustainability into student and employee orientation) - engaging with the student body on sustainability topics (e.g., through social media, newsletters, sustainability tips of the month, etc.)

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