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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 45.51
Liaison Mat Thijssen
Submission Date Nov. 6, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Waterloo
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Daina Parry
AVP, Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion
Office of AVP Human Rights, Equity, and Inclusion
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
UN Women’s HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

IMPACT 10x10x10 is a global partnership to engage key decision makers in governments, corporations, and universities around the world to drive change from the top to advance gender equality. IMPACT Champions make gender equality an institutional priority by implementing the HeForShe IMPACT framework and developing three bold, game-changing commitments to advance and achieve gender equality for all. Waterloo is one of ten universities around the world who is participated in the framework, and one of three in North America. It has committed to the following:
o Waterloo committed to increase the number of girls and women in our STEM outreach experiences and activities to 33 per cent by 2020: this goal was exceeded in 2017 with 35% female participation
o Waterloo committed to enhance female faculty representation to 30 per cent by 2020: Waterloo has almost met this target, with 29% female faculty in 2017
o Waterloo committed to attract and advance female leaders into senior academic and administrative university positions to 29 percent in 2020: Waterloo is at 27.5% as of 2017.
Additional information is available at: http://www.heforshe.org/en/impact/


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Coordination & Planning
Diversity & Affordability

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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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.