At UBC, our goal is to lead globally and locally in sustainability and wellbeing across our campuses and communities. How? By going beyond minimizing harm to become net positive contributors to human and environmental wellbeing.
Find out more about who we are, the ideas that guide us, and our history of innovative practices and programs.
Using the university campus and community to demonstrate and test new ideas, approaches, technologies, and solutions to address pressing global challenges.
UBC aims to teach future sustainability leaders, conduct relevant research, and ensure that our private, public and NGO partners take the outcomes of our work together into commercial and community spaces.
Who We Are
UBC puts sustainability at the heart of teaching, learning and research, operations and infrastructure, and community. Our sustainability efforts are proudly delivered by a rich diversity of people across campus.
Regional and International Engagement
UBC seeks to work with other sustainability leaders to make a difference on the most pressing social and ecological issues. And we aim to share what we learn on campus through meaningful engagement.
Plans, Policies and Reports
The Climate Action Plan 2020 Update was created to define the actions UBC could take to achieve a 67 per cent GHG emissions reduction by 2020, below 2007 levels, and ultimately a 100% reduction by 2050.
Climate Change & Energy
UBC’s Climate Action Plan sets out a bold strategy to reduce GHG emissions at our Vancouver and...
UBC places sustainability at the heart of teaching, learning and research, operations and...