President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards to be presented on Earth Day


York University’s 2017 Earth Day celebration will take place on Friday, April 21 from 11am to 12pm in the main floor lounge of the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence.

The event will feature the presentation of the 2017 President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards, along with some announcements about sustainability initiatives at York University. Local, Fair Trade and organic refreshments will be served and faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.

Created to celebrate the many champions of sustainability at York, the President’s Sustainability Leadership Awards recognize students, faculty and staff who are contributing to making the University a leader in sustainability among postsecondary institutions. This is the fourth year of the awards, with 15 awards given out over the past three years.

Following the event, community members are invited to participate in the annual 20-minute campus clean-up event at the Keele and Glendon campuses. The campus clean up starts at 2pm.

More information on the campus clean up, including a map of meeting spots, can be found here.