Our Purpose

The Sustainability Council leads an inter-faculty initiative to integrate sustainability into the University of Alberta's academics. The council focuses primarily on developing curriculum resources, experiential learning opportunities, research support and student leadership.

What guides us

Our Commitment and Guiding Principles

The university is committed to instilling sustainability into every aspect of university life. Read our sustainability commitment, which was endorsed by the Board of Governors in 2008.

Read our commitment

For the Public Good

For the Public Good is the university’s institutional strategic plan. The plan outlines five goals we will pursue over a decade and identifies how we will reach them. The plan calls on the campus community to “SUSTAIN our people, our work and the environment.”

Read For the Public Good

Academic Sustainability Plan

The university’s Sustainability Plan outlines the strategic goals, initiatives and practices that encourage sustainability. Learn more about our plan for 2016 to 2020.

Read the Sustainability Plan