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Memorial University of Newfoundland Sustainability Declaration

Sustainable campus

Memorial University is a sustainable and progressive university in all areas of operation, education, research and outreach providing leadership for today and future generations.

Memorial University will minimize its adverse environmental impact while supporting the realistic needs and aspirations of individuals and communities, and will provide a transparent account of these activities and their impacts.

To promote a community committed to sustainability within and beyond the university, Memorial will develop a comprehensive and collaborative action plan with measurable outcomes. Goals are:
• to measure and assess the university’s environmental impacts and establish specific targets to reduce them
• to integrate sustainable policies and systems into university governance and operations
• to encourage academic curriculum, research and outreach on sustainability
• to create sustainable working and living environments across all campuses