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The environment is one of the main concerns of today’s global population. Learn about some of the initiatives and concrete actions that RVF partners have undertaken to address climate change.

Did You Know...

Since 2010, Canada Post has deployed

6,000​ hybrid vehicles

and thus reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 50% per vehicle.

The Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario created its Plan de conservation de l’énergie et de gestion de la demande 2018‐2023 [Energy conservation and demand management plan for 2018-2023] (in French only), which promises major investments to

reduce energy consumption

in its schools by approximately 20%.

Source : Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) (in French only)

2001–2010 was the warmest decade on record, with a

temperature increase of 0.21 °C

over the decade 1991–2000.

Through a partnership between Canada Post and Nespresso, more than

95%of Nespresso Club members

have a practical option for recycling their coffee capsules.

Starting in 2022, VIA Rail will acquire a new fleet of trains with

more fuel-efficient diesel engines

that can run on electricity.

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In 2018, Canada Post recycled

65.3% of the total waste

generated in its facilities, thus diverting it from landfills.

Air Canada is the only Canadian air carrier that supports 4ocean (an organization that is dedicated to eliminating waste and plastic from the coastlines and oceans, and that hopes to encourage people to work together to clean up the oceans).

2 clean-up operations

took place in 2019: one in Clearwater, Florida, and another in Richmond, British Columbia.

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Every two years, the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est organizes the

Sommet des élèves pour la Terre Uni-Vert

[Student Summit for a Green Planet] for students in Grades 7 to 12 at twelve secondary schools. During the summit, students attend conferences and come up with projects to implement environmentally responsible practices at their schools.

Source : Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE)

GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES AT WORK

Take
the stairs

instead of the elevator

Collect food waste

in the lunchroom and compost it

Read electronic documents

on screen rather than printing them

Encourage employees to bring

“zero waste” lunches

Turn off all electronic devices

during long breaks and before leaving at the end of the day