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UBC Indoor Air Quality Program

The implementation of an indoor air quality program at UBC Vancouver campus. The IAQP involves three key components: (1)An Air Filter Preventive Maintenance Process (2)Subject Matter Experts in Air Filtration (both in-house and external) (3)Supply Management The Air Filtration PM Process involves a degree of inspection that drives the scheduled changes of filter changes throughout … Continue reading "UBC Indoor Air Quality Program"

June 10, 2024


Roots – Building capacity in B.C’s Food Service Sector to increase the use of local foods

The SFU Roots Program, a comprehensive initiative in British Columbia, aims to fortify the local food system by infusing more plant-based, locally sourced ingredients into food operations. Beyond the confines of SFU, the program extends its impact across the BC public sector. By focusing on skills development, knowledge dissemination, and raising awareness, Roots empowers food … Continue reading "Roots – Building capacity in B.C’s Food Service Sector to increase the use of local foods"

June 10, 2024



CAUBO 2023: Main Conference Presentations

Click below to download available CAUBO 2023 Main Conference presentations. Looking for the functional seminars? Visit the presentations page for CAUBO 2023’s functional seminars. PLENARY SESSIONS Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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September 26, 2023



Surplus Furniture Program

Our Surplus Furniture Program simplifies repurposing furniture within the university, reducing our environmental impact while creating a surplus inventory where departments can reduce furniture costs and the university can create revenue while increasing its resilience amid COVID and supply chain interruptions. Two critical elements necessary for this program’s success are furniture standardization and warehouse space … Continue reading "Surplus Furniture Program"

June 15, 2022


USask Stores Pandemic Response

The University of Saskatchewan (USask) uses a decentralized, just in time supply chain model that is similar to a retail operation, and many members of the USask community order their own supplies independently using their Purchasing Card (PCard).  With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it quickly became apparent that a new approach was necessary.  … Continue reading "USask Stores Pandemic Response"

June 15, 2021


Planning a Research Trajectory: Strategies for Success

What if every University could set new faculty members up to have successful research trajectories early on in their careers? Starting in 2018, a team within University of Waterloo’s Office of Research set out to do just that.  Rather than continuing to offer piecemeal introductions to the variety of services available, the team members wanted … Continue reading "Planning a Research Trajectory: Strategies for Success"

June 29, 2020


Partnering for Success – Modernizing Supply Chain Management at Memorial

The five-year overhaul of Memorial University’s Faculty of Science supply chain management (SCM) function stands apart from similar modernization projects for its holistic approach. The initiative focused heavily on partnerships and collaboration, drawing expertise from our Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), Information Technology and Technical Services departments to achieve compatible objectives, as well as from … Continue reading "Partnering for Success – Modernizing Supply Chain Management at Memorial"

January 19, 2018


McGill’s Sustainable Procurement Planning – A Holistic and Strategic Approach

McGill University's Procurement Services launched a unique planning initiative, engaging a wide variety of University stakeholders to develop its first 5-Year Sustainable Procurement Strategic Plan (the "Plan"). Aligned with the University's Sustainability Strategy (Vision 2020) and the Procurement Policy, the Plan aims at embedding sustainability into the University's supply chain. Prior to 2012 only a … Continue reading "McGill’s Sustainable Procurement Planning – A Holistic and Strategic Approach"

June 13, 2016


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