News & Reports

Stay informed about SFU’s progress towards its sustainability and climate action targets, and our current activities.

Current Sustainability Plans & Reports

SFU's 2022-2025 Strategic Sustainability and Climate Action Plan

The plan consists of six goals and 18 actions to guide the institution until 2025, mobilizing the entire institution to embed climate action throughout its operations, research, academics and community engagement.

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2020 Annual Sustainability Report

A compact snapshot of sustainability achievements at SFU, the 2020 report focuses primarily on the implementation of the orignal SFU 2020-2025 Sustainability Plan. Future reports will include related initiatives, such as the Climate Resilience Planning and Implementation process, and SFU's work on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Climate Change Accountability Reports

As part of B.C.'s carbon neutral public sector, SFU is required to submit a Climate Change Accountability Report to the B.C. Climate Action Secretariat (Ministry of Environment) and the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education. These reports summarize SFU's annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the government-mandated reporting areas.

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SFU Greenhouse Gas Inventory

SFU has been reporting on our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions footprint since 2010. SFU's GHG Inventory includes a full accounting of value-chain emission sources, including scope 3 emissions. 

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Archived Sustainability Plans and Reports

SFU 2020-2025 Sustainability Plan

After an extensive, multi-year consultation process, the original co-designed SFU 2020-2025 Sustainability Plan was approved by the SFU Board of Governors and Executive Team in 2020. This Plan guided SFU until September 2022, when the refreshed SFU's 2022-2025 Strategic Sustainability and Climate Action Plan was published. 

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Reports on THE SFU 2020-2025 Sustainability Plan

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