|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Dec. 20, 2013|
Wilfrid Laurier University
EN-14: Participation in Public Policy
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Manager: Sustainability Office
Facilities and Asset Management
Does the institution advocate for national, state/provincial, or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
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:
Members of the Physical Resources Department and Sustainability Office at Wilfrid Laurier University have advocated public policy for local sustainability on behalf of the university. Claire Bennett participated in creating and maintaining a climate action plan and a new Waste Management Master Plan for Waterloo Region and also sits on the Region's re-urbanization strategy. As advocates they have spoken at several technical and educational sessions through Waterloo Region regarding local sustainability. Assistant Vice President, Gary Nower also sits on the King Street Uptown Revitalization committee.
A brief description of other political positions the institution has taken during the previous three years:
A brief description of political donations the institution made during the previous three years (if applicable):
The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts is available:
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