George Brown College's Green Team
Welcome to George Brown College’s Green Pages on-line.
George Brown College is a signatory to the Association of Canadian Community College’s Sustainability Protocol.
George Brown College is a member of the Green Greater Toronto Alliance.
This site includes information about the College’s Green Plan goals, current and planned, and initiatives to adopt sustainable practices in our operations and facilities and to integrate the principles of sustainable development into curriculum, applied research and community forums.
It includes a summary of the College’s ongoing Green Team work to reduce our ecological footprint and includes resources that can be used by members of the College community to contribute to these greening efforts.
Finally, it profiles sustainability best practices around the College, highlighting Applied Research and Inter-Professional projects that demonstrate practical applications of knowledge, expertise and innovation within the College to address the challenges of sustainable development.
The College’s Commitment
George Brown College’s Mission Statement commits it to: "…meet the evolving social and economic development needs the communities we serve”. Colleges have a major role in the education, research and information exchange necessary to make the transition to an equitable and sustainable future for all humankind in harmony with nature. As such, the College is committed to modeling best practices to reduce its ecological footprint as one way to address the fundamental problems of unsustainable development.
By doing so, we believe that George Brown College can better serve our students and communities, by
providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to address the critical challenges faced by the world in this new century while enabling them to benefit from the economic opportunities that will arise as a result of solutions they develop and implement.