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Dawson receives international Sustainability Institution of the Year Award

July 6th, 2022

Dawson College was named Sustainability Institution of the Year by the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education at the virtual awards ceremony held today. The International Green Gown Awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. Judges were unequivocal in their praise for Dawson’s “ambition, scale…

Dawson College part of $4.95 million grant from Canadian government to support healthy cities

July 7th, 2021

Dawson has been selected along with nine other institutions across Canada to implement a major federal grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. With over 80% of Canadians living in cities, the grant is intended to provide real-world data about what kind of environmental factors such as green space and air quality, or social…

Food justice toolkit developed by Dawson researchers and local community organizations now available

June 17th, 2021

Montreal, June 17, 2021  ̶  What issues are Montrealers facing daily when trying to put dinner on the table? The answers are as diverse as our neighbourhoods. Over the past two years, citizens and community organizations in six Montreal neighbourhoods have been collaborating with Dawson’s Food Justice and Sustainability Hub to improve access to healthy…

Dawson’s achievement to be Carbon Neutral Forever recognized by CRE-Montréal

May 4th, 2021

The Carbon Neutral Forever commitment of Dawson College won an award as a réalisation championne at the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal (CRE-Montréal) Gala on April 29. Dawson was a finalist in the institutional category along with the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal. “Dawson is proud to be part of Montreal’s collective and inspiring efforts to advance…

Congratulations Dawson College on AASHE Gold: reactions from government, leaders and others

December 16th, 2020

  « Je souhaite féliciter le Collège Dawson pour son engagement dans la lutte contre les changements climatiques. Les établissements d’enseignement supérieur, en tant que lieu de formation et en tant qu’institution, sont des acteurs importants pour le développement d’une communauté plus résiliente.  L’obtention d’une reconnaissance internationale en la matière témoigne des efforts investis pour…

International GOLD rating for Dawson’s leadership in sustainability

December 15th, 2020

After more than a decade of work implementing a vision of sustainability and well-being for all, Dawson College has achieved the international gold standard for leadership in sustainability. A third-party review team in the U.S. rated Dawson with the highest points in the gold category for any diploma-granting college in the world. The Association for…

Dawson Launches Bold 5-Year Sustainability Plan

April 10th, 2018

Dawson College has launched a Sustainability Plan which showcases progress, outlines goals for the future and reaffirms our commitment to the development of sustainable solutions to real-world problems. “Our College has a history of supporting sustainability and well-being for all.  This Sustainability Plan provides clear goals that align with the College Strategic Plan goals and…

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