Ontario universities’ fourth annual Going Greener report highlights progress made by campus communities toward environmental sustainability. Based on a survey of Ontario universities, this report ...

Going Greener Report 2012

Published: May 28, 2013

Ontario universities’ fourth annual Going Greener report highlights progress made by campus communities toward environmental sustainability. Based on a survey of Ontario universities, this report features initiatives from 2011 and progress made since 2009. These important improvements include lowering campus emissions, waste management, and more.

In 2012, Ontario universities continued to make progress on environmental sustainability despite the challenges of budgetary restraints. This is a testament to the commitment of university leaders, sustainability offices and campus communities around the province.
  1. The majority of Ontario university campuses had begun measuring their emissions and energy consumption at the launch of this report. All universities had done so by the July 2013 deadline of the Green Energy and Economy Act.

Two-thirds of university campuses in Ontario had staff dedicated to environmental sustainability at the launch of this report in 2012.

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