Concordia University
Location:

Sir George Williams Campus
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H3G 1M8
Loyola Campus
7141 Sherbrooke Street W.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
H4B 1R6

Size of student body: 45,963

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Sustainability Office

Concordia University has created a huge Sustainable Concordia organization. This organization is based on the understanding that by putting both staff and students together will achieve the utmost success for the multi-stakeholder organization. The group uses a consensus based decision making process to address issues of sustainable development on campus. The council includes students, faculty, staff, administration, community and government; all working together to conquer the challenges brought upon them to make their campus the most beneficial for everyone.The Sustainable Concordia collects their funds from student levy programs. 5 cents per credit from courses go towards campaigns, costs and events for this group.

There are currently seven (10) directors sitting on Sustainable Concordia’s board. Each holds significant knowledge of the organization and was elected at the Spring 2013 AGM. Quorum is four (6) and decisions are made by consensus minus one.

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Environmental/Social Justice Student Clubs

Name of Club: Allegro Concordia 
Physical Address: 2090 McKay Street, Suite 204, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 2J1
Type of Club: Alternative modes of transportation. University, student-run club
Model: student-managed organization
Funding: Student Levy
Email(s): allego@concordia.ca
Website:http://sustainable.concordia.ca/working-groups/allego-concordia/
Facebook (if applicable)
Twitter (if applicable)

Name of Club: John Molson Sustainable Business Group (JSG)
Physical Address: 1450 Guy Street, MB Building, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8
Type of Club: Environmental student group
Funding: Sponsors, student levy from Sustainable Concordia
Email: jsg@jsg-jmsb.ca
Website:http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/community-a-alumni/student-life/1528-john-molson-sustainable-business-group

Name of Club: Oxfam-Quebec
Physical Address: 2330 Notre-Dame Street West, suite 200, Montreal, Quebec H3J 2Y2 CANADA
Type of Club: International cooperation for Environmental Justice
Funding: Fundraising, donations
Email: t_haida@live.concordia.ca
Website: http://oxfam.qc.ca

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ENVIRONMENTAL/SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT INITIATIVES

Name of Initiative
Physical Address
Mailing Address (if different)
Type of Initiative:  (example: DIY Bike Repair Shop, Free Stores, Infoshops, Student-Run Cafe [include if they are a specific kind of cafe, such as vegan/vegetarian, PWYC cafes, organic cafes, etc], etc.)
Ideology/Affiliation: (if applicable)   example: OPIRG, Regenesis, etc.
Model: (if applicable)  example: worker co-op, student-managed organization, etc.
Founded: (if known)
Funding: (if applicable)
Phone
Email(s)
Website
Facebook (if applicable)
Twitter (if applicable)

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FUNDING SOURCES AVAILABLE

The funding for many sustainable clubs at Concordia University is through student levy.They collect $0.05 per credit fee-levy from undergraduate students and $0.50 per semester fee-levy for graduate students. Sustainable Concordia works with a budget of approximately $30, 000 per year. The fees are subjected to increase in the upcoming year by $0.10 to aid in the improvement of the projects. Students have the option of opting out of this fee levy during the opt out period.