York University, the University of Victoria, and Vancouver Island University have recently released action plans or statements focused on environmental sustainability. YorkU has committed to achieving net-zero and a 45% reduction in direct and indirect emissions by 2030, and has invested $1M into advancing sustainable innovation. The University of Victoria has released its first sustainability plan to “reach every corner of campus” by going beyond established sustainability units and initiatives to involve students, staff, faculty, and the broader community. VIU recently released a position statement focused on climate action and sustainability, and added that the university had recently signed the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Accord. YorkU| UVic| VIU Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.