Strategic Planning and Reporting

Tracking our progress...

Dalhousie releases progress reports

In 2010, the Office of Sustainability obtained approval for a ten year Operational Sustainability Plan for the University [PDF - 389KB]. The 10 year Progress Report [PDF - 3.75MB] highlights action made on the ten year plan goals, targets, and measures. The 2020-2030 Sustainable Operations Plan is the most recent operational plan published by the Office of Sustainability.

Dalhousie is a STARS participant

Dalhousie University is a registered participant in STARS (Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System). STARS is administered by AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education).

AASHE’s STARS program involves publicly reporting comprehensive information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance. Dalhousie is a Charter participant submitting the first STARS report in 2011, where a silver rating was achieved. In January 2015, the Version 2.0 STARS report was submitted and in April 2018 Version 2.1. Both received a Gold rating. In September 2021, Dalhousie submitted to Version 2.2  and received a Gold rating. Ratings are valid for three years. The following documents are included as part of the Version 2.2 submission:

Dalhousie is an AASHE member

AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) is an association of colleges and universities that are working to create a sustainable future.

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