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-14: Participation in Public Policy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Neil Connelly
Director, Campus Planning & Sustainability
Office of Campus Planning & Sustainability
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Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, legislation, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

UVic is a member of the Higher Education Carbon Neutral Committee along with other postsecondary institutions in the province who work together to advocate for policy improvements and share information related to carbon neutral government regulation and legislation. One particular issue that has been advocated for by this group is to have some of the legislated offset purchases placed into a fund accessible by the postsecondary sector for carbon reducing campus capital projects.


A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:

None as it is not permitted by a public institution.


A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):

None as it is not permitted by a public institution.


The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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UVic is a member of the Higher Education Carbon Neutral Committee along with other postsecondary institutions in the province who work together to advocate for policy improvements and share information related to carbon neutral government regulation and legislation. One particular issue that has been advocated for by this group is to have some of the legislated offset purchases placed into a fund accessible by the postsecondary sector for carbon reducing campus capital projects.

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