Administration and Governance
Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.
Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian Express
Written by Shilpa Vasudevan
Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times
"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.
The SPF creates opportunities for the McGill community to actively engage in sustainability initiatives on campus.
How does it work?
Any member of the McGill community can submit a project application, a detailed four page proposal outlining a project idea, anytime throughout the year.
Drafting a Sustainability Strategy for McGill University has been a long and exciting journey. Indeed, we had to cover a lot of ground before finally compiling a second draft of the Sustainability Strategy with one vision, 23 goals, and 14 actions in February 2014. Curious? The Vision 2020 documents you're likely interested in first are here: