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Strategic Planning and Reporting

Tracking our progress...

Dalhousie releases progress reports

In 2010, the Office of Sustainability obtained approval and completed an Operational Sustainability Plan for the University [PDF - 389 kB]. Public progress reports are released every three years, most recently the 2010-2013 report [PDF -7.9 MB]

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. The University is a Charter participant submitting the first STARS report in 2011, where a silver rating was achieved. In January 2015, the Version 2. STARS report was submitted and a gold rating was awarded. This rating will be valid for three years (January 2018). The following documents are included as part of the Version 2. Submission:

  • College of Continuing Education Sustainability Courses [PDF - 33KB]
  • Faculty Sustainability Course Inventory [PDF- 232]
  • Sustainability Research [PDF- 28KB]
  • Sustainability Learning Outcomes [PDF- 34KB]


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.

Looking for campus sustainability related resources?

  • Additional information is available about AASHE and the benefits for Universities and Dalhousie community members.
  • Use your Dalhousie email to sign up for a password to unlock AASHE resources.