Community Engagement

We hope this page will be a resource for ways in which to involve yourself in various community events and as a place to find education tools on all things sustainability, from basic information on climate change to tools for measuring personal consumption and impact.


What is sustainability?

Sustainability is about making smart choices that consider environmental, social, and economic impacts.

The most common definition of sustainability is:
"Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
- The World Commission on Environment and Development
report, Our Common Future (1987)

In general terms, sustainability means livability.

There is a need to balance and consider all three ‘pillars’ of sustainability (people, economy, planet).
Sustainability Stool

Learn about

 climate change basics 

Calculate your carbon footprint:

Carbon Calculator