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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.

STARS v1.1

Western University

London, ON, CA


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Expired Expired Beverley Ayeni Aug. 22, 2011 Download

Due to the geographical location; the size of the facility; operational boundaries; as well as facility or land ownership; the following facilities were excluded (*unless nominated in the Innovation credit) from the assessment for the University of Western Ontario (Western):

- Gibbons Lodge,
- Institute for Chemicals and Fuel from Alternative Resources,
- Plant Field Station,
- Museum of Ontario Archaeology,
- Research Park-London,
- Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes,
- Continuing Studies at Western,
- Elginfield Observatory,
- Delaware Radio Observatory,
- Windermere Manor, and
- Fanshawe Boat House.

The affiliated colleges, Brescia University College, Huron University College and King’s University College were also exempted from the assessment as UWO does not regulate the colleges' operations or facilities.

Most of UWO’s operations and facilities are within the Main Campus, which also has a larger area compared to other Western facilities. Therefore, the environmental and socio-economic impacts are best represented by the Main Campus.

http://www.uwo.ca/ppd/facilities/campusmaps/property...

http://www.uwo.ca/ppd/facilities/campusmaps/MAP_offc...

Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Not Applicable
Snow and Ice Removal Complete
Compost Complete
As a Western student or staff member, you are part of a diverse community here on campus. The University is committed to providing culturally sensitive and inclusive services to all students, faculty and staff, while ... read more
Credit Status
Diversity and Equity Coordination Complete
Measuring Campus Diversity Culture Complete
Support Programs for Underrepresented Groups Complete
Support Programs for Future Faculty Complete
Affordability and Access Programs Complete
Gender Neutral Housing Not Pursuing
Employee Training Opportunities Complete
Student Training Opportunities Complete
Answers provided are from both the point of view of the Retirement Plans and the Operating & Endowment Fund. The Operating and Endowment Fund includes all of the University's available funds including endowments, and excess ... read more
Credit Status
Committee on Socially Responsible Investment Not Pursuing
Shareholder Advocacy Complete
Positive Sustainability Investments Complete
Student-Managed SRI Fund Complete
Socially Responsible Investment Policy Complete
Investment Disclosure Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Not Pursuing
Innovation 4 Complete

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.