Tagged sustainability

76th SLC draws to a close at busy final meeting

By James Falls, April 13 2019 — At the April 9 meeting of the Students Legislative Council meeting, the final one of the winter semester, Students’ Union officials and faculty representatives discussed a University of Calgary senate report and evaluated the SU’s sustainability efforts. U of C senate representatives Alisha Gordon and Jonah Secreti delivered…

SU passes amendments to Sustainability Policy

By Matty Hume, July 6 2018 — At the July 3 Students’ Legislative Council meeting, SLC members unanimously passed amendments to the Students’ Union Sustainability Policy. The amendments comprehensively rebuild the policy, altering its definition of sustainability to mirror the one used by the United Nations. “It’s an updated definition, which is what the UN…

University of Calgary, students, win sustainability awards

By Daniel Huss, October 30 2017 — The University of Calgary is the winner of the Sustainable Development Goals Award from Global Compact Network Canada 2017. The award recognizes Canadian organizations demonstrating progress towards the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The U of C said they are focused on eight of the 17 goals,…

University sustainability plans ignore potential student impact

By Hayley Nguyen, September 20 2016 — The University of Calgary is pretty active in flaunting its sustainability initiatives. I was genuinely impressed by how comprehensive the U of C Office of Sustainability’s website looks. I did not know students can actually book a tour to visit “EEEL, one of North America’s most energy-efficient laboratory buildings…

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