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Jean-Christophe Carteron: Metrics for "Next Generation" Office of Sustainability

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Jean-Christophe Carteron: Metrics for "Next Generation" Office of Sustainability

  1. 1. METRICS FOR "NEXT GENERATION" OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY ISCN - Pre-Conference Workshop MIT Stata Center – June 2014 jccarteron@kedgebs.com
  2. 2. WHAT DO WE MEASURE IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS?
  3. 3. THE SCOPE OF HEI RESPONSIBILITY Sources  :  KEDGE  Business  School  –  revisited  in  2014   Prac=cal  guide  to  the  UN  Global  Compact  for  HEI  -­‐  RIO  2012   Greening  universi=es  toolkit  UNEP  2013   AS ORGANISATION AS INSTITUTION OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH •  Long-term vision of graduates and partners •  Participation of graduates in the economic and ethical development of society and of companies ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICSOCIAL •  Personal well-being •  Personal development •  Health & safety •  Human rights •  Social & cultural diversity •  Employability… •  Waste and pollution •  Natural resource •  Climate change •  Biodiversity… •  Financial transparency •  Short & long-term financial sustainability •  Value creation •  Community development •  Anti-corruption •  Organizational governance... •  Inclusion of environmental sustainability issues in managerial decisions made by graduates and partners •  Socially responsible issues in the behavior and in managerial decisions made by graduates •  Personal and professional well-being of graduates •  Contribution to the implementation of SD in the academic sector
  4. 4. LEVERS OF ACTION IN THE ORGANISATION •  Transportation policy, •  Energy policy (sobriety, efficiency and renewable energy) •  Building solutions, •  Management of GHG emissions, waste… •  Biodiversity plans… •  International strategy, •  Community involvement and development •  Investment and remuneration policy, •  Quality and efficiency management •  Risk management… •  Fair operating practices •  Sustainable purchasing and user behaviors •  Exemplary behavior, •  Lobbying in the sector •  Sharing with peers •  Stakeholders engagement •  Sustainable performance indicators… •  Working and learning conditions, •  diversity policy, equal opportunities plans •  Access to knowledge, •  Intellectual development, •  Social dialogue… ENVIRONMENTAL IN PROGRAMS AND RESEARCH •  Pedagogical approach, •  Curriculum content, •  Learning by doing, •  Mandatory courses •  Holistic approach, system thinking •  Evolving information sources •  Research themes, •  Transversal research… ECONOMICSOCIAL
  5. 5. METRICS : FROM SPECIFIC ITEMS TO A WHOLE APPROACH Teaching & Training Social Policy & local Community Involvment Green Campus Management Strategy & Governance Research Stars,  Life,  Green   plan,  CRU,  USAT,   AUA,  AISHE,   SAQ…   Beyond  Grey  Pinstripe   College  of   sustainability   report  card…   Green  metrics,   Iso  14001,     Greenopia…  
  6. 6. METRICS ON MEANS USED OR ON IMPACTS GENERATED ? Impacts   Means   Impacts   Means   Can  universiIes  be  sure   that  they  are  producing   sustainability  literate   graduates?    
  7. 7.   Assessing  the  rudimentary  knowledge  of  sustainable  development     Can  a  knowledge  based  model    help  create  a  next  genera=on  framework  ?    
  8. 8. www.sustainabilitytest.org GENERALPRINCIPLES !  Minimum level knowledge assessment on sustainable development, !  Free online test, !  50 MCQ (Multi Choice Questioner) !  For any kind of level tertiary diploma all over the world, the V1 will be customized in 25 countries (7 languages)
  9. 9. AUSTRALIA   ARGENTINA   BRAZIL   CANADA   COSTA  RICA   COLOMBIA   CHINA   DOMINICAN  REP.   EGYPT     FINLAND   FRANCE   HONG  KONG   NEW  ZEALAND   PERU*   ITALY     INDIA   IRELAND  *   JAPAN   QUEBEC   SENEGAL*   SPAIN   SOUTH  AFRICA*   SWITZERLAND  *   UK   US…   OUR  SHORT  TERM  GOAL   100  000  Students  for  Nagoya  !   RNEC   RNF    *   REGIONAL/  NATIONAL  EXPERT  COMMITEES   UNDESA SENIOR  ADVISORY  BOARD  
  10. 10. www.sustainabilitytest.org ONETOOL,MANYUSES !  To have the first worldwide picture of knowledge on sustainable development of university graduates !  Allowing HEIs to use it : !  as a map of the sustainability literacy of their incoming student body !  as an educational tool to raise awareness of students !  as a minimum score for graduation (examination conditions) !  as a tool to assess their curriculum (comparison beginning/end of the curriculum) !  as a means to raise the awareness of staff/faculty members
  11. 11. www.sustainabilitytest.org mapoftheSDliteracy
  12. 12. www.sustainabilitytest.org •  Could be used for corporations (staff) & recruitment agencies, and serve to evaluate public policy… •  Collect data, produce international surveys •  Work with accreditation, quality and ranking providers to embed sustainability ! •  Move towards new assessment tools (in order to for example assess skills and behavior, mastery solutions, examine specific sectors…) THEFUTURE
  13. 13. THANK YOU You can join now the metric breaking session: “from incremental change to paradigm shift” (Room 32-R&D Commons) Co-create the metrics for "next generation" office of sustainability and draft the roadmap at : •  a sector level •  a university level •  a Dept. level

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