Priorities & Measures

College Sustainability

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Langara is a modern and sustainable organization, with the high-quality learning spaces our students need and deserve. Langara has a strong financial position and is an efficiently run, environmentally responsible organization, which facilitates the delivery of high-quality programs and services to our students.

  1. Ensure financial stability of the College to support its vision and mission.

    Maintain revenue from nontraditional sources (everything except domestic tuition and General Purpose Operating Grant)

    2020 Baseline

    69% chart

    Independently generated.

    2025 Target

    Maintain.

  2. Contribute to climate action by increasing sustainability on campus.

    Develop strategies and advocate for funding for a LEED* certified replacement for A Building

    2020 Baseline

    Initiate design work.

    2025 Target

    Building design in place.

    Engagement of community and stakeholders In building advocacy

    2020 Baseline

    10 meetings.

    10 meetings.

    2025 Target

    Increased engagement.

    Increased engagement.

    Enhance and report on campus sustainability initiatives

    2020 Baseline

    Enrolled in STARS program. Sustainability student ambassadors hired and sustainability culture assessment in progress.

    2025 Target

    Achieve STARS* Bronze rating and work towards Silver.

    Achieve STARS* Bronze rating and work towards Silver.

  3. Integrate and streamline key business processes.

    Identify priority processes to improve in support of new Strategic Plan

    2020 Baseline

    Identify in 2021.

    2025 Target

    Improve identified processes by 2025.

*LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

*STARS – The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System. More information at: stars.aashe.org