UVic achieves STARS Gold sustainability rating

UVic has officially received a Gold rating in the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).  UVic is only the 5th Canadian post-secondary institution to achieve a gold rating under the STARS system, and the first using the updated 2.0 version of the program.

STARS is a program that North American post-secondary institutions use to measure their sustainability progress via a transparent self-reporting framework and points system.  The major reporting categories are academics, engagement, operations, planning and administration.  STARS ratings remain in effect for three years.  Read the Media Tip and get the full report.