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BCIT participates in three voluntary self-reporting frameworks for higher education institutions to measure their sustainability performance.

Sustainable Development Goals Accord

Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System

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Free EV courses help adapt to a zero-emission future

May 9, 2024

Canada’s mandate that by 2035 all new light-duty vehicle sales be zero-emission is leaving many Canadians anxious. So, the BCIT...

BCIT named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2024

April 16, 2024

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers by Canada’s Top 100 Employers....

BCIT faculty advocates for a holistic approach to wildfire management

January 31, 2024

In 2023, the Province of British Columbia (BC) had over 2.84 million hectares of forest and land burned, tens of...

Newly daylit section of Guichon Creek emerges from beneath the ground

January 9, 2024

Water is flowing along a newly daylit section of Guichon Creek on the BCIT Burnaby Campus that previously travelled in...

BCIT steers into a zero emissions future

January 4, 2024

In an effort to build a green economy, the Government of Canada announced that they will be requiring 100% of...

BCIT faculty receives international award for Open Educational Resources textbook

November 6, 2023

Congratulations to BCIT alumna and Forest Resources faculty Julia Alards-Tomalin’s Open Education Resource Textbook Buds, Branches, and Bark: A Guide...

BCIT alumna Molly Hudson inspires progress as VP of Sustainability and first woman Chief Forester at Mosaic Forest Management

September 20, 2023

From a tree planter nearly two decades ago to her new role as Vice President of Sustainability and Chief Forester...

BCIT recognized as a top performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index

September 20, 2023

Once again, BCIT has been recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) as a...

BCIT collaborates on International Ecological Footprint Learning Lab

September 16, 2023

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is collaborating with York University and the University of Iceland on an International...

Protecting the planet: BCIT Ecological Restoration alum looks to Indigenous land stewardship with hope for the future

June 26, 2023

In fall 2021, an extensive ecological restoration project was initiated to rebuild and conserve the foreshore area of Granite Falls...