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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 Gold
Overall Score 70.03
Liaison Nancy Wilkin
Submission Date May 26, 2014
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STARS v1.1

Royal Roads University
OP-T2-2: Local Offsets Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Brie Haley
Team Member
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Does the institution have a local offsets program through which the institution seeks to offset its greenhouse gas emissions by implementing projects that reduce GHG emissions in the local community?:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

RRU has a partnership monitoring program with Solar Colwood and has two electric vehicle charging stations located on campus. In 2009, Master's of Environment and Management students and faculty started the Sustainability Action Fund for the Environment (SAFE). The SAFE fund is valued at $8000 and is used to offset emissions at RRU by promoting emissions reductions programs in the community.


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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.