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UBC strengthens track record as global sustainability leader in higher education

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Nature is Right- Legal Recognition of Nature’s Rights

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources

Engagement Recap: Re-storying our Relations with the Natural World – Mother Trees Forest Walk

Ecological Systems
Human Well-being & Social Systems

New toolkit helps tackle climate anxiety

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Opportunities

UBC at COP27

Applications for UBC delegate passes to COP27 close on May 4, 2022.
Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Policy, Economics & Governance

SEEDS Sustainability Program

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Sustainability Scholars Program

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Sustainability Education Grants

The Sustainability Education Grant program provides funding for Vancouver faculty members looking...

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Initiatives

Climate Change & Energy
Since 2011, UBC’s energy conservation projects have reduced annual campus electrical use by 16 gigawatt hours (GWh). This is the equivalent to shutting down our campus for 3.5 weeks, and taking 1,500 cars off the road.
Production, Consumption & Waste
Built Environment & Mobility

Research & Teaching

Climate Change & Energy
The Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility produces renewable energy for UBC’s campus using wood waste biomass. This helps reduce UBC’s GHG emissions and supports research projects on innovative clean energy systems.
Human Well-being & Social Systems
UBC is taking bold action to develop policies and guidelines to help building designers make...