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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Aine Keogh
Submission Date June 28, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Calgary
PAE-24: Sustainability Policy Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Justin Brown
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution advocated for federal, state, and/or local public policies that support campus sustainability or that otherwise advance sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of how the institution engages in public policy advocacy for sustainability, including the issues, bills, and ordinances for or against which the institution has advocated:

Our School of Public Policy produces (SPP) research papers and communiqués that offer in-depth analysis on the most pertinent issues of the day and create specific recommendations for policy makers. Key research areas include Social & Economic Policy, Energy & Environmental Policy, and International Policy. Also, forums are hosted for communication and best-practice sharing between business, government and academia.

The Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment & Economy (ISEEE) coordinates problem-focused, interdisciplinary research to inform policy and investment decisions regarding the environmental challenges of energy production and use.

For a list of other research institutes that are engaged in policy oriented research, please visit http://www.ucalgary.ca/sustainability/institutions

There also a number of ongoing sustainability-related research programs that may or may not be affiliated with any one institute or centre that have policy implications or that actively engage in the policy process. For that list please visit http://www.ucalgary.ca/sustainability/research_projects


The website URL where information about the institution’s advocacy efforts are available:
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iseee.ca
policyschool.ucalgary.ca
ucalgary.ca/sustainability/institutions
ucalgary.ca/sustainability/research_projects

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.