Sustainability Commitments

Climate & Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025

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From research to operations, sustainable solutions for local and global challenges are being innovated at all levels of our University. At the centre of these initiatives is the McGill University Climate & Sustainability Strategy 2020-2025, which invites all members of the McGill community to play a role in building a sustainable campus and world.

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Platinum Rating

Using the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's STARS rating system, McGill aims to maintain the highest level: Platinum. 

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Carbon Neutrality

McGill has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040 by reducing emissions wherever possible.

Sustainability Declarations

McGill has a long history of sustainability commitments, outlined by a number declarations. 

Related Plans & Policies

Embedding sustainability into all of McGill's activities is a community-wide effort, with many units working together.

Progress & Reports

McGill is making waves in its journey to become a more sustainable place to work and study. 

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