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Laurier Energy Efficiency Project (LEEP)

Electrical power production in Ontario is changing from centralized to decentralized. The commercial availability of renewable energy and energy storage technologies have made big strides forward. As such, in a landscape with increasing risks to campus operations, Laurier elected to develop an energy strategy that would improve climate adaptation, progress reliability and resiliency of energy … Continue reading "Laurier Energy Efficiency Project (LEEP)"

June 15, 2022


Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification

The McGill Sustainable Workplace Certification program encourages all members of the university community to live, work, and engage in establishing a culture of sustainability on and beyond campus. Originally launched in 2017 and redesigned to accommodate remote work in 2021, the program guides participating teams through four levels of certification (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum) … Continue reading "Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification"

June 15, 2022





Climate Change

Canadian post-secondary institutions are contributors to climate change due to their large geographic, economic and environmental footprint, and also face a number of emerging environmental risks. As such, institutions have a significant role to play in mitigating the impacts of climate change and enabling the transition to a low carbon economy through their institutional operating … Continue reading "Climate Change"

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January 25, 2022




Toward Carbon Neutrality: Three Universities’ Journeys (PDF Presentation)

Toward Carbon Neutrality: Three Universities' Journeys (PDF Presentation)

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September 17, 2021



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