Sustainability is founded on the value of social equity and a recognition of ecological limits to the amount of resources we can use without exceeding nature’s capacity.
Sustainability Vision Launched!
At BCIT, sustainability means innovation to support the social and economic prosperity of the Province without harming our natural environment.
Taking advantage of our significant contribution to the BC economy, the newly launched Office of Institute Sustainability is in an enviable position to shed a light on our current activities, and ability to impact the state of practice across multiple industries throughout British Columbia and the world.
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Integrating sustainability at BCIT
Our commitment to sustainability encompasses everything from advancing the state of practice through education and research, to improving the efficiency of campus operations, to engaging the community across the Institute.
Centre for Ecocities
A legacy of the 2019 Ecocity World Summit in Vancouver, the Centre for Ecocities will anchor the global leadership of BCIT in the restructuring of cities to reduce their carbon and ecological footprints while simultaneously regenerating natural habitat. The world’s first Ecocity Centre will support the evolution of ecocities worldwide. Led by Dr. Jennie Moore, a leader in the advancement of sustainable cities and lifestyles, it will support research and provide the tools, metrics, expert planning and policy advice, training and other services that cities and their partners need to become genuine ecocities.
October 2, 2020
Congratulations to Ecocity Builders and the BCIT Centre for Ecocities (the Centre) for receiving the 2020 Incredible Impacts Award, presented...
September 25, 2020
Millions of people and thousands of events around the world will mark World Rivers Day 2020, either virtually or physically,...
August 20, 2020
When you think about global pandemics and environmental catastrophes, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and discouraged. But Dr. Jennie Moore...
July 31, 2020
Saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions requires knowing where you started. Now, with the BCIT Energy Dashboard, the...