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MOHAWK COLLEGE

“THREE STRATEGIC PRIORITIES SHAPE ALL OF OUR FUTURE READY PROGRAMS AND INSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY: QUALITY, INNOVATION, AND SUSTAINABILITY.”

ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING IS RESPONSIVE TO INDUSTRY DEMAND FOR EMPLOYEES WELL-TRAINED IN THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF SUSTAINABILITY.

STUDENT-FOCUSED SUSTAINABILITY; THE SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVES FUND The Sustainable Initiatives Fund (SIF) supports programs that provide Mohawk students with the skills and knowledge to actively engage in social and academic projects to encourage environmental sustainability. The SIF helps fund new on-campus projects and infrastructure, creates awareness of sustainable prin-

ciples and practices, and supports an enhanced learning and working environment. The SIF allows students to create innovative and practical solutions to real environmental challenges, positioning Mohawk and its students as leaders in sustainability among other top-rated post-secondary institutions. The SIF Committee was formed in 2014 between College staff and the Mohawk Students’

Association, and supports the promotion of sustainability and enhancing the student experience through collaborative and student-led campus initiatives. To date, the Sustainability Initiatives Fund has supported the following: • Diversity Garden – Designed and planted by members of the Sustainability Office and Social Inc (Centre for Social Inclusion)

MOHAWK COLLEGE CAMPUS FARM STAND, A PROJECT OF THE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES FUND.

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Sustainable Business Magazine  

Issue 03/15

Sustainable Business Magazine  

Issue 03/15

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