Our Commitment to Sustainability

Queen's Event Services supports the Housing and Ancillary Services commitment to building and operating a healthy and sustainable community. We are committed through collaboration and innovation to sustainable best practices, guided by the Housing and Ancillary Services Framework and the Queen’s Climate Action Plan that aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals.


Our Initiatives

Fair Trade

Queen’s University is the 41st Fair Trade Campus in Canada! Hospitality Services has reached this goal through the collaboration with the Alma Mater Society and The Tea Room by offering Fair Trade products. We are promising a mutually beneficial relationship between both the consumer and producer. By partnering with Fair Trade Canada, we are helping to provide opportunities and market relationships to maintain the livelihood of farmers and provide their families with a more stable income. By purchasing Fair Trade, we ensure that ingredients were produced by small-scale farmer organizations or plantations that will meet the social, economic, and environmental standards.

Waste Less

All non-perishable and unspoiled perishable food is donated. We redirect all unspoiled food from landfill to our neighbours in need. Thank you for your support of the local community and reducing our environmental impact.

Our Commitment to 2SLGBTQ+ Communities

Positive Space Training

Our management team participated in Positive Space training. This program offers visibility and support to 2SLGBTQ+ communities.

Rainbow Registered

Queen's Event Services is an accredited Rainbow Registered organization recognized by Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce for meeting a stringent set of standards to ensure diverse and inclusive practices that support a safe and welcoming environment.

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Electric Vehicle Parking

Queen's has electric vehicle charging stations across seven designated parking sites. 

  • Queen's Center Parking Garage
  • Tindall Parking Garage
  • School of Kinesiology
  • MacNeil House 
  • Jackson Hall
  • Isabel Bader Center for Performing Arts
  • Goodes Parking Garage