UBC is a place where people live, work, and learn together among the natural beauty, buildings, landscapes, and engaging public spaces found across our campuses. Find out how you can get involved in creating a vibrant, complete, sustainable community at UBC.



Acknowledging that the climate emergency requires bold, systemic and collective action, the Catalyst program seeks to advance climate leadership and sustainability engagement.

Mindful Consumption Guide

Learn more about the benefits of mindful consumption, why it supports climate justice, and how to get started in your everyday life.

Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Sustainability Education Grants

The Sustainability Education Grant program provides funding for Vancouver faculty members looking...

Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants

Climate and Wellbeing Education Grants provide up to $6,000 to UBC faculty members to incorporate...
Climate Change & Energy
Human Well-being & Social Systems

Workplace Sustainability Fund

Sustainability Revolving Fund

The Sustainability Revolving Fund provides a minimum loan of $10,000 for projects that reduce...

Sustainability Coordinator Program

The Sustainability Coordinator Program provides UBC employees with opportunities and resources to promote and implement sustainable practices in their departments.


With over 400 labs, UBC’s research activities require a significant amount of energy, water and materials. The Green Labs Program offers staff, faculty and students sustainable ways to reduce the environmental impact of research at UBC.

student opportunities

Sustainability Ambassadors Program

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Sustainability Scholars Program

Built Environment & Mobility
Climate Change & Energy

Zero Waste Squad

Climate Change & Energy
Production, Consumption & Waste