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human and environmental wellbeing.

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Opportunities

Sustainability Ambassadors Program

Now open for applications – the Sustainability Ambassadors Program is a leadership experience for...
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Campus Tours

Built Environment & Mobility

Workplace Sustainability Fund

Sustainability Scholars Program

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

News & Events

Natural Resources
Production, Consumption & Waste
The UBC Vancouver community is working to reduce the use of disposable coffee cups and plastic food ware. We’re encouraging students, faculty and staff to choose reusable mugs, water bottles and cutlery instead.

2018-19 Annual Sustainability Report

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Research to Action Conference showcases Sustainability Scholars Projects

Human Well-being & Social Systems
Policy, Economics & Governance

Interview: Anjali Mishra and Julia Niebles

Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems
Policy, Economics & Governance

UBC declares a climate emergency

Climate Change & Energy
Policy, Economics & Governance

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
Land and Food Systems | Science
Food, Nutrition and Health | Institute for...
Social Movements, Environment and Society, Dynamics of Social Transformations; food sovereignty, Sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, agro-ecology