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SFU’s 20-Year Sustainability Vision and Goals Case Study Submission

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

On the 50th Anniversary of the institution, SFU launched an ambitious engagement process to map out and envision what a “sustainable SFU” would look like in 20 years. The yearlong ...

  • Posted 4 months ago
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Simon Fraser University’s Zero Waste Initiative Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

SFU was one of the first universities to implement a standardized, 4-stream Zero Waste system (including composting) uniformly across all three of its campuses, each of which lies in a ...

  • Posted 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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College and University Environmental Programs as a Policy Problem (Part 2): Strategies for Improvement Membership Required

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • University of Alberta (AB)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • Bucknell University (PA)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Ursinus College (PA)

Environmental studies and environmental sciences programs in American and Canadian colleges and universities seek to ameliorate environmental problems through empirical enquiry and analytic judgment. In a companion article (Part 1 ...

  • Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
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College and University Environmental Programs as a Policy Problem (Part 1): Integrating Knowledge, Education, and Action for a Better World? Membership Required

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • University of Alberta (AB)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)
  • Bucknell University (PA)
  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • Ursinus College (PA)

The environmental sciences/studies movement, with more than 1000 programs at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, is unified by a common interest - ameliorating environmental problems through ...

  • Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
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Sustainability Peer Educator Program - Simon Fraser University Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Program Vision: Students are confident, informed, and active sustainability leaders who have the skills and experience to advance sustainability at and beyond SFU.

The Sustainability Peer Education program empowers students ...

  • Posted 1 year, 3 months ago
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Living Buildings as Inspirational Catalysts Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • Hellmuth + Bicknese Architects (MO)
  • International Living Future Institute (WA)

Living Buildings must not only meet rigorous performance standards for net-positive energy & water, healthy environments and elimination of toxic materials, they also provide feedback to their community to teach ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Developing partnerships with students around energy use: the role of energy literacy Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)
  • University of Plymouth (Devon)

Carbon reduction and climate change are key agendas in UK higher education (HE), as they are internationally. Existing research has highlighted the importance of developing partnerships for sustainable development in ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Education for Sustainable Development: Comparing Institutional Initiatives Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The integration of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into the curriculum is a goal of many universities. This session will explore initiatives at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Institutionalizing student involvement: how one not-profit focuses and develops the leadership capacity of students in the campus sustainability movement. Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

One of the most important factors in achieving campus sustainability is the engagement of the student population. For many staff and faculty, and even students, this can be a challenging ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainability Course Inventory as a Foundation for Sustainability and Environmental Program Development using STARS Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, Canada, recently conducted an inventory of sustainability-related, sustainability-focused and environment courses as part of the requirements of the STARS accreditation process. The results of the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Campus Sustainability and student engagement: how to institutionalize and grow student engagement in the campus sustainability movement; and why we must. Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Achieving campus sustainability is a complicated objective, and it involves major shifts in the traditional framework within which these institutions are set. One of the most important factors in achieving ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Effective Peer-to-Peer Behavior Change Programs for Universities Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

A workshop which aims to prepare participants to design and develop effective peer-to-peer behavior change and sustainability leadership programs within a university setting. The majority of peer-to-peer behavior change programs ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Educating for Sustainability? Investigating Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Programs in Canada. Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Educating for Sustainability? Investigating Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Programs in Canada.

This research investigates interdisciplinary undergraduate university programs in Canada that aim to integrate the concept of sustainability into the curriculum in ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Graduate Certificate in Development & Sustainability

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The Development and Sustainability Graduate Certificate links faculty teaching and research across nine units and three faculties in the university, and enables students to coordinate their graduate studies so as ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Minor in Development & Sustainability

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Undergraduate students are invited to add the Development and Sustainability Minor to their degree to explore various aspects of sustainability that arise from the complex relationship between development and the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Sustainable Community Development

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

A Post Baccalaureate Diploma (”post bac” or PBD) is a program designed for those who already have undergraduate degrees or the equivalent. It is not a master’s degree, but ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Community Development

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

The SCD certificate combines theory with practice. Certificate students gain a broad knowledge base while applying concepts and practices taught by top professionals in the field. Guest speakers, group work ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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U-Pass Review: Final Report Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

Student U-Pass programs were implemented in September 2003 at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU). Each of these U-Pass agreements were implemented under agreements between ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainable transportation and land use planning at Simon Fraser University: A case study of the Burnaby Mountain Campus Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This study examines the feasibility of developing a Sustainable Transportation Plan that aims to reduce single-occupant vehicle (SOV) trips to and from Simon Fraser University's (SFU) Burnaby Mountain Campus ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainability Education Across the Province (SEAP): Faculty Train the Trainer Workshop at Simon Fraser University Membership Required

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

This project's purpose was to train faculty members from across British Columbia, Canada to be sustainability education trainers. The workshop enabled them to not only integrate sustainability into their ...

  • Posted 7 years, 3 months ago
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