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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.70
Liaison Jean-François Desgroseilliers
Submission Date May 31, 2016
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STARS v2.1

Polytechnique Montreal
PA-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jean-François Desgroseilliers
Sustainable Development Advisor
Sustainable Development Office
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Does the institution have at least one sustainability committee?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the committee(s) or a brief description of each committee's purview and activities:

Polytechnique’s Sustainable Development Orientation Commmittee (CODDEP) oversees the implementation of the sustainability approach. The CODDEP is the main body though which:
-internal stakeholders are regularly consulted;
-the implementation of Polytechnique’s Sustainable Development policy is discussed and monitored;
-the sustainability action plan is conceived and its implementation is monitored;
-the contents of the annual report on sustainability is reviewed and validated.
The CODDEP is composed of more than 20 people with members from the wider community. It includes at least one member from senior management, one department director, one service director, one faculty member, one research associate, two members from support staff, four student members from student associations (AECSP and AEP), the sustainability advisor and possibly, an external member.


Members of each committee, including affiliations and role (e.g. staff, student, or faculty):

List of the CODDEP's members as of May 2016 :
*Catherine Morency, professeure, Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines
*Jean Dansereau, directeur adjoint - affaires académiques et vie étudiante et directeur des études supérieures
*Louise Millette, professeure, Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines, responsable du bureau du développement durable et présidente du CODDEP
*Jean-François Desgroseilliers, conseiller en développement durable, Bureau du développement durable
*Shirley Fagnen, conseillère en développement durable, Bureau du développement durable
*Matthieu Décoste, chef de secteur service et entretien, Service des immeubles *Bénédict Besner, technicien, Département de génie mécanique
*Chantal Cantin, directrice, Service des communications et des relations publiques
*Mélissa Tremblay, secrétaire exécutive, AÉCSP (student)
*Alexandre Courchesne, chargé de cours et associé de recherche, Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines
*Raphaëlle Tardif-Côté, nouvelle coordonnatrice au développement durable, Association des Étudiants de Polytechnique (student)
*Sophie Bernard, professeure, Département de mathématiques et de génie industriel
*Pierre Baptiste, directeur, Département de mathématiques et génie industriel
*Mélanie McDonald, coordonnatrice, institut EDDEC
*Jean-Denis Roy, conseiller principal en relations de travail, Service des ressources humaines
*Michel Perrier, professeur, Département de génie chimique
*Manuele Margni, professeur, Département de mathématiques et génie industriel
*Michelle Ste-Marie, Coordonnatrice à la vie étudiante, Service des étudiants de Polytechnique
*Élise Saint-Jacques, coordonnatrice à la formation complémentaire au doctorat
*Félix Therrien, directeur, PolySphère (student)
*Hugues Imbeault-Tétreault, associé de recherche, Département de génie chimique
*René Thériault, directeur, Service des immeubles et des projets d'aménagements majeurs
*Kian Maghare, Président, Association des Étudiants de Polytechnique (student)


Does the institution have at least one sustainability office that includes more than 1 full-time equivalent (FTE) employee?:
Yes

A brief description of each sustainability office:

The Sustainable Development Office coordinates the actions for sustainability at Polytechnique. The advisor acts as a resource person. He gives advice on practices, guidelines, policy enforcement, regulatory and procedures to integrate sustainable development within the operations, the community and the curriculum. He is in charge of the annual reporting.


Full-time equivalent (FTE) of people employed in the sustainability office(s):
2

Does the institution have at least one sustainability officer?:
Yes

Name and title of each sustainability officer:
Jean-François Desgroseilliers, Sustainable Development Advisor

Does the institution have a mechanism for broad sustainability coordination for the entire institution (e.g. a campus-wide committee or an officer/office responsible for the entire campus)?:
Yes

A brief description of the activities and substantive accomplishments of the institution-wide coordinating body or officer during the previous three years:

Please refer to our three latest Sustainable Development Reports, which detail Polytechnique's accomplishments and highlight the contributions of the Sustainable Development Office and of the Comité d'orientation en dévelopement durable (CODDEP, Sustainable Development Orientation Commmittee). They are available online here: http://www.polymtl.ca/durable/connaitre/rapports/index.php.


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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.