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The President asks the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability to report annually on their activities and progress. These annual reports are made available to the University’s Governing Council during the annual governance cycle and they are publicly available on this site.

This page also contains links to documents and other material prepared or curated by the CECCS.

Sustainability Inventories

The Expanded Student Engagement (ESE) project, funded by the Faculty of Arts & Science and the Provost’s Office from mid 2017 to April 2019 was successfully completed as of Spring 2019. The main focus of the ESE group, comprised of five undergraduate students, included a report on sustainability curricular pathways, and the creation of four inventories. The inventories can be accessed through the links below: have been updated for 2019-2020 year.

The 2020 Annual Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability

Download the 2020 Annual Report

CECCS’ Business Air Travel Report

Download the Business Air Travel Report

In 2019-2020 CECCS worked on a report to the President on three areas:

  • Estimating Scope 3 business air travel emissions
  • Approaches reducing air travel
  • Mitigating business air travel that does take place

Adams Sustainability Celebration

CECCS is currently hosting its inaugural Adams Sustainability Celebration. This virtual event series kicked off on September 22, 2020. The celebration is a tribute to the sustainability-minded community at U of T and an opportunity to build relationships and deepen collaboration around sustainability.  All U of T students, staff and faculty are invited to attend.

The celebration is featuring sustainability-related panel sessions on Tuesdays, virtual showcases, an innovation prize competition, grant opportunities and more! Register today!

Coming up in January of 2021:  

  • January 12th:  Panel session on UTSC’s Sustainability Initiatives: 2020 and Beyond
  • January 21st: Adams Sustainability Prize Competition and Awards Ceremony

October 16-18, 2019 STTPA Conference – Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action

Go to the STTPA Conference Homepage

The 2019 Annual Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability

Download the 2019 Annual Report
Annual Report Cover

Expanding Student Engagement in Sustainability: Using SDG- and CEL-Focused Inventories to Transform Curriculum at the University of Toronto

Download the Expanding Student Engagement in Sustainability Paper
Title page of Brugmann et al Expanding student engagment inventories paper