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This policy lays out the guiding principles upon which multi-year goals and efforts to continually improve shall be based. Crucially, this policy seeks to provide more tangible recommendations and strategies to improve sustainability in the SSMU context, as well as measures of accountability to ensure that initiatives and goals are implemented and executed.

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This policy is to be used as a guide for decision-making and a plan for taking action on climate change. It acknowledges the anthropogenic nature of climate change and the disproportion effect that it has on low-income people, people of colour, and indigenous communities. The framework outlines changes that we can make such as supporting divest movements, reducing our carbon foot print through collective transport, and making ethical purchases. 

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It will be used as a guide for decision-making and a plan for advocacy concerning the divestment of McGill University from corporations and institutions implicated in human rights abuses and other harmful practices such as the burning of fossil fuels. The environmental interests to put this policy into place include McGill's investment in TC energy. This company is responsible for the development of the Coastal GasLink pipeline that has crossed the lands of
the Wet’suwet’en Nation. 

Adoption date: February 27, 2021

Expiry Date: January 1, 2026

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