UVic makes green top 100 list

UVic has joined an elite group of Canadian employers committed to advancing sustainability. UVic is included in this year’s list of Canada’s 100 Greenest Employers, and is the only organization from Victoria.

Initiatives that supported UVic's selection include: employee engagement in sustainable initiatives through the Staff Sustainability Network and Sustainability Advisory Committee; campus waste reduction, composting and recycling programs; a green procurement strategy; integration of sustainability into hundreds of undergraduate and graduate courses and experiential learning programs; and green building accreditations, including LEED Gold certification for all new construction.

For more information, read the media release, published April 21, 2017.


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Keywords: sustainability, environment, recycling, LEED, STARS

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