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Ecological Systems
Natural Resources
The Fraser Estuary Research Collaborative represents an innovative new approach to focusing a group of applied researchers on a shared outcome – to restore and protect the endangered Fraser Estuary.

Santa Ono: At the University of British Columbia, we are committed to doing our part to address the climate crisis

Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance

2020-21 Annual Sustainability Report

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

UBC Reads Sustainability with Aja Barber (Virtual)

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Natural Resources
Production, Consumption & Waste

Sustainable Fashion Week (Virtual)

Production, Consumption & Waste

Opportunities

Sustainability Ambassadors Program

The Sustainability Ambassadors Program is a leadership experience for students interested in...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

SEEDS Sustainability Program

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Zero Waste Squad

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Sustainability Scholars Program

The Sustainability Scholars Program is an innovative paid internship program. We match UBC graduate...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Performance Dashboards

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...