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ISCN 2015: WG 3, Victoria Smith

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ISCN 2015: WG 3, Victoria Smith

  1. 1. : Victoria mith Director, Communications and Community Engagement UBC Sustainability Initiative ll *—-»: f:; ‘A ISCN 2015 HONG KONG aplaceofmind THE umvansrrvor BRITISH COLUMBIA uac sustainability
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  4. 4. UBC SUSTAINABILITY MILESTONES Sets bold targets to reduce GHG Opens C_K emissions Cn0i Building, Meets Kyoto Protocol 33?’ by 2015 Setting neW GHG reduction 67 / ° by 2020 - - . 100% by 2050 green building targets for academic _ _ Approval of benchmarks bundmgs W0FidWide 5 ears earl 20 Year Y Y Sustainability Strategy Integrates Canada‘s first sustainability as Opens Centre university to a core pillar in for Interactive adopt a UBC’s highest Research on sustainame level strategic Sustainability development Plan (CiRS) policy uac sustainability
  5. 5. - 2013/14 FAST FACTS — <_ 40+ 0 14% 55% SUSTAINABILITV “E°”C"°" '" REDUCTION IN wATER "El-“T5” ACADEMIC =1 U U “5°“’“ ‘"5 usE PER STUDENT "°°n‘iM5 5' '3 '3' EMISSIONS SINCE SINCE 2000 2007 so STUDENT BEDS % GREEN 8 INCREASED To 71% . .v_-. UILDING ‘°'°4‘ : ::. :,': ':: ::: ,". ::: ':: :“ 61% ovERALL wAsTE 5 DIvERsIoN RATE OPERATIONAL LIVING LAB PROJECTS 3'10‘) STUDENTS ENGAGED THROUGH 9 SUSTAINABILITY "' IN RESIDENCE "“T'°""- “"9 PROGRAMMING INTERNATIONAL 896 “w“"’5 STUDENTS FACULTY AND STAFF INVOLVED IN so ‘ SEEDS PROJECTS _ . 500+ 0 4° / " SUSTAINABILITY i*5°UCT'°N ‘N RELATED couRsEs IIAzARoous WASTE SINCE 2006 VANCOUVER CAMPUS
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  7. 7. 20-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA D E Sc RI PT‘ 0 N use is a luau M a gioiaai naiwm :4 pn5|—5e(¢V| dily insttlutions lhathan «man my tamnusts mm rasnrth development aim OF SUCCESS demonstrationsilfilorsusvainahiehehi our (ammunity ma UnIvarSIIy mix; mm pirlnéls ill the private‘ public a Pd N60 inaiuamainmaazai organulllonl sxtors to jainlly learn lessons about sunaiaamimy and sum Innmrzllve‘ raga» rztive niaaiaem mu beyond the campus Imhis ». us: and other Tm Ialmalnra umpuses Aimmd in miia act as living libarilmlis advancing sustainability smolaiship and impluvimling and teaming sustainability in ways that zllaw Ihem and um nan-izznamic PIVIHEVS In become igevits at change vound and Then anions mlluence sustainability puckicrs itourid the world In mum oi these uveaeasas, usc continues to mm on sustamabilifl mamas we operations and mm. .mI. aa_ In ilililfli ma wablams himusarid iswes iaaaiaaa . .. implementing and! pnmipj Sutzessmlly on tampm and an. and ia umpire 5.. . with , Suswinib r. v klvizmtedge Ind sin 5 2 Li 1 -'1 sustainabl ity UBC sustainability
  8. 8. 20-YEAR SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY Addresses how {I sustainability will be achieved across three key components: F O R T H E S I T Y O F B R I T I S H C 0 L U M B IA Teaching, Learning and Operations and Research Infrastructure UBC Community
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  11. 11. CITY OF VANCOUVER N A IL 0. N mo TI C A 0 2 O .3‘ UBC sustainability
  12. 12. La. .3 , ______. ____= =_= =______= __. @_2: he program} Weigetifantastic ” "ails amazed at how informative : ;and instrumental the research andap, jercts are in helping us create and ; get going with something much, muchw 1arger. ... the City is the biggest beneficia‘ projects from the scholars, and ar ina bilit ~~Group~i Cit of Vancouver g irector Susta ii? " Pa”d°Efl55i§ai: ‘I? aiaaal? uac sustainability
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  14. 14. UBC SUSTAINABILITY SCHOLARS I-nitric-ii? ?Practical sustainability experience for UBC graduate students ° Support community partners to achieve sustainability goals - Actively integrate academic and operational sustainability work uac sustainability
  15. 15. .. .‘. W _ _ 13¢ s_usTZ. TNAi§ 5-E iLj; r.Y SCHOLARS "" "§ ‘Si. ’ — T G 7 . I‘ E . -as; we were very pleased with the scholars that worked with us 4 the . A quality of deliverables and the professionalism of the scholars exceeded ~ i our expectations. . . . 2014 mentor 2. 4 V'b"uBcsustainabi| ity '
  16. 16. Resources UBC Program Expansion UBC sustainability
  17. 17. SEEDS SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM SCHOLARS COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS WORK LEARN BUILD YOUR CAREER MENTORSHIP SUSTAINABILITY AMBASSADOR PROGRAM — . GIVE BACK FARM COMMUNITY ENGAGED LEARNING 500+ COURSES UBC READS SUSTAINABILITY LEARN SUSTAINABILITY 40+ TOURS PROGRAMS 30+ SUSTAINABILITY : . HAVE FUN “"35 SUSTAIN IN REZ NETWORKING EVENTS E-:1. ! .I+: ?a. Tt; .‘[l_i_l. .. {IE '. i'Yi. l'l. ?*tII_i_‘u mi-—: .-um ‘r. -.i1in. ’Ie[t[§, ’.v: . 1,3 -. r, ‘R

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