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Embodying Sustainability

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08:15 - 09:15

Embodying Sustainability

Stream Opening

513 DEF

09:30 - 10:30

Embodying Sustainability

Sustainable Happiness and Living Campus (E/SI)

There is growing concern about the levels of negative stress experienced by both students and staff within educational institutions. There is also a growing desire to integrate sustainable practices into... Read More
513 DEF

11:15 - 12:15

Embodying Sustainability

College and Community Connections through Sustainability Planning: SDGs at the intersection of Key Partnerships! (E/SI)

In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all, were adopted around the world. Using quantitative interconnected targets and indicators,... Read More
513 DEF

14:00 - 15:00

Embodying Sustainability

Accelerating Climate Action: Drawing on the Collective Experience of Colleges and Institutes in Ontario (E/SI)

Mitigation and adaptation to climate change will require leadership by public institutions such as colleges and institutes in Canada that can lead through research, training and academics, and operations. The... Read More
513 DEF

14:00 - 15:00

Embodying Sustainability

Realizing the SDGs by Imagining Business Models for a Better Future – a Co-Creation Workshop (E/SI)

This presentation will highlight the results of a global design action research collaboration between Georgian College in Canada, Halmstad University in Sweden and Ghent University in Belgium. The goal of... Read More
513 DEF

14:00 - 15:00

Embodying Sustainability

Sustainability as a site of community engagement: “Increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curriculum, campus and community-outreach programmes” at Vanier College (E/SI)

This session addresses the idea of collective intelligence through the case example of Vanier College, an institution which, according to Environnement Jeunesse (Québec), “in just a few months made giant... Read More
513 DEF

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10:15 - 11:15

Embodying Sustainability

Time to be Bold: Colleges Activating the Sustainable Development Goals (E/SI)

In 2015, the countries of the world, including Canada, adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Using quantitative... Read More
513 DEF

11:30 - 12:30

Embodying Sustainability

Integrating the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals into Strategic Sustainability Plans (E/SI)

Postsecondary institutions play a key role in addressing global challenges. As hubs for education, research, and community involvement, academic institutions can facilitate long-lasting effects and societal change. To address the... Read More
513 DEF

13:30 - 14:30

Embodying Sustainability

Nova Scotia Community College’s (NSCC) collective and innovative efforts in working towards Resilient, Inclusive, Safe and Sustainable Campuses (E/SI)

Sustainable Development Goals are high priority for the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC). With thirteen campuses in different communities and almost 25,000 students, NSCC can significantly contribute to the sustainable... Read More
513 DEF