Environmental Information

Preserve or improve natural resources on Burnaby Mountain.

Maintain the smallest carbon footprint possible for buildings, transport and amenities.

Generate revenue to maximize the long-term value of SFU's endowment.

Encourage innovation in commerical and social enterprises to engage all community stakeholders.

Provide a healthy, safe and affordable place to live and work.

Provide a mix of home ownership choices that nurtures a complete community.

Enhance the education of students and lifelong learners to prepare them for the future economy.

Energize university life, academic endeavour and campus activities.

Measuring Performance:
4 x E = Sustainability

UniverCity measures its sustainability in four ways.

  1. Environment
    • Preserve or improve natural resources on Burnaby Mountain.
    • Maintain the smallest carbon footprint possible for buildings, transport and amenities.
  2. Equity
    • Provide a healthy, safe and affordable place to live and work.
    • Provide a mix of home ownership choices that nurtures a complete community.
  3. Education
    • Enhance the education of students and lifelong learners to prepare them for the future economy.
    • Energize university life, academic endeavour and campus activities.
  4. Economy
    • Generate revenue to maximize the long-term value of SFU’s endowment.
    • Encourage innovation in commercial and social enterprises to engage all community stakeholders.