Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.44
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Victoria
EN-6: Employee Educators Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Matt Greeno
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Planning & Sustainability
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Does the institution administer or oversee an ongoing faculty/staff peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

Total number of employees:
4,584

Name of the employee educators program (1st program) :
Sustainability Action Teams

Number of employees served by the program (1st program):
4,584

A brief description of how the employee educators are selected (1st program):

Our sustainability action team leaders are self selected with the consent of other interested staff member in that building.


A brief description of the formal training that the employee educators receive (1st program):

Each team leader is provided a presentation that describes the things a staff member might do to be more sustainable in their workplace in the areas of energy use, waste reduction, and transportation.


A brief description of the staff and/or other financial support the institution provides to the program (1st program):

A small amount of funding is available to each team for prizes, food for meetings, and engagement tools


The website URL where information about the program is available (1st program):
Name of the employee educators program (2nd program):
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Name(s) of the employee educator program(s) (all other programs):
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Number of employees served by all other programs:
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The Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability host Sustainability Action Teams which involves educating team leaders who are responsible for responsible for engaging the other member of their office. The program usually commences with a contest within or between buildings to see who could save the most energy or gain the most sustainability pledges. Subsequent to the contest the team leaders are assisted on an ad hoc basis, based upon requests by the team leader.

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