Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.79
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Victoria
EN-8: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 John Ho
Sustainability Coordinator
Campus Planning and Sustainability
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Percentage of new employees (faculty and staff) that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation (including how multiple dimensions of sustainability are addressed):

Each employee is provided online materials as well the opportunity to attend an employee orientation session where a staff member from the Office Planning and Sustainability gives a presentation regarding the sustainability programs available to them.

An activity about how environmental sustainability is practised on campus is also a part of the New Employee Welcome Event. (http://www.uvic.ca/hr/careers/home/new-employees/employees/index.php)

Sustainability is referenced throughout the New Employee Human Resources website as well as direct links to the sustainability-related initiatives such as the Employee Bus Pas. (http://www.uvic.ca/hr/careers/home/new-employees/employees/index.php). Staff can also access the Green Office Guide (https://www.uvic.ca/sustainability/assets/docs/greenguide.pdf)

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

UVic runs bi-yearly employee orientation session that are open to all new employees. They highlight all of the ammenities and services that are available on campus that promote healthful work life choices and that promote sustainability. This allows for an introduction into campus sustainability for new employees to which our various sustainability publications and website material act as ongoing sources of information.

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