“A sustainable community manages its human, natural, and financial capital to meet current needs while ensuring that adequate resources are available for future generations” (Institute for Sustainable Cities, 2020).
Cultural activities are an important way for individuals to contribute to their community, and most communities globally have a shared goal of creating a sustainable culture where their actions ensure they have access to clean water and air, economic opportunities and the surrounding environments are protected (Creative City Network, 2006).
Areas of interest:
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
What is Humber doing:
Humber Learning Outcomes (HLO): The HLOs define the unique qualities of Humber's polytechnic approach to education. There are mindsets within the HLO framework and Sustainability is a key mindset. A sustainability mindset is one that enables us to act and think with our future in mind. Humber students will be expected to lead by example and promote sustainability both in their personal and professional lives.
Humber's connection the land and First Nations: Humber College is located in Adoobiigok, known as "Place of the Black Alders" in Anishinaabemowin, the Ojibwe language.Humber's Indigenous Cultural Markers at its North and Lakeshore campuses are designed to place the college in the context of the long history of Indigenous peoples in what is now called the Greater Toronto Area.