Human Resources and Infrastructure

Human Resources and Infrastructure


UTM will build sustainability into human resources and infrastructure management practices. 

Goal 5.1

UTM will commit to a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reduction

  • By 2030, UTM will meet or exceed its commitment to reduce GHG emissions by 37 per cent from 2005 levels. Concurrently, UTM will carry out a plan to create a carbon neutral campus before 2050
  • By 2021, UTM will increase its use of renewable energy

Goal 5.2

UTM will continue applying a sustainability lens in building design and construction

  • By 2030, UTM will design and construct new buildings to a minimum LEED Gold standard, with aims of achieving Platinum status, under the Canadian Green Building Council guidelines

Goal 5.3

UTM will incorporate a reduction program for Scope 3 emissions

  • By 2025, UTM will create a mitigation program to reduce emissions from business-related air travel

Goal 5.4

UTM will protect natural habitats on campus

  • By 2021, using recommendations of the campus Master Plan, UTM will identify strategies for landscape and storm water management
  • By 2020, in collaboration with students and the Facilities Management team, UTM will assess campus spaces for vulnerable and endangered species
  • By 2025, UTM will implement environmentally friendly alternatives to road salt

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