The “Sustainable Campus” certification was officially launched on September 14, 2009. During this occasion, the three pilot universities were granted level 1 certification. Congratulations to Université Laval, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and Université de Sherbrooke! The “Sustainable Campus” certification is a certification process in four levels attesting to the advancement of university campuses towards sustainability, based on a principle of continual improvement. The “Sustainable Campus” certification includes the following three objectives:

  • Facilitating collaboration between the different university actors
  • Publicly recognizing the efforts of universities on the path towards sustainability
  • Ensuring a greater transparency of information within universities.

The obtainment of this certification by a university not only recognizes the steps it takes towards sustainable development, but also permits a frequent evaluation for the continual improvement of its practices. Certification is renewable and valid for a period of two years. Consult the certification brochure for more information on the terms and conditions of the submission of a candidacy. Candidacy form for certification Renewal of certification form The certification kit will be made available on demand by contacting the Quebec coordinator of Sustainable Campuses, at quebec@syc-cjs.org.