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Green Economy Leader Program

As a member of the Green Economy Leader Program St. Lawrence College receives support and recognition for our efforts to measure, set targets and reduce our Green House Gas emissions.  In 2018 and 2019, St Lawrence College received the Greatest GHG Reduction Award from Sustainable Kingston’s Green Economy Leader Program. 

The Green Economy Leader Program is a part of a national program called Green Economy Canada, an organization working with community organizations to launch and grow Green Economy Hubs across Canada.   In 2019, SLC was honored with the inaugural Green Economy Builder Award, an award that recognizes organization that not only demonstrated leadership through its own organizational sustainability initiatives, but also has increased sustainability interest and action among its employees and in the wider community.

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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

St. Lawrence College (SLC) is a member of the globally recognized Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and the Sustainability Tracking and Rating System (STARS).  As of Sept 2019, there are over 888 global members, 67 Canadian members and 28 Ontario members.   STARS provides a universally recognized methodology and action selection menu to track higher education institution’s progress along the sustainability continuum.    St. Lawrence College holds a Bronze Rating for our February 2019 submission.   Our strategic plan has identify a goal of obtaining a Gold ranking by the end of the 2024.

Stars Bronze