Strategic Outcome 2 - Natural Resource Sectors and Consumers are Environmentally Responsible 2013-14

Natural Resource Sectors and Consumers are Environmentally Responsible


Energy use and natural resource development can have negative impacts on the land, water, and air, which can affect the standard of living of current and future generations. The objective of this Strategic Outcome is to encourage natural resource consumers and sectors to lessen and prevent environmental impacts. NRCan contributes to the achievement of this outcome by encouraging the adoption of cleaner and more efficient technologies, products, practices and services, fostering innovative solutions to environmental challenges associated with natural resource development and use, and enabling the management of potential impacts on the environment.

Non-Financial Performance Information
Expected Result Performance Indicators Targets
Natural resource sectors and consumers are environmentally responsible Change in Canadian greenhouse gas emissions Canada’s national target is a 17% reduction from 2005 levels by 2020
Annual harvest of timber relative to the level of harvest deemed to be sustainable (Allowable Annual Cut - AAC) Stay within the upper limit of the supply line (AAC) now and ongoing
Financial Performance Information ($ thousands)
Planned Spending Main Estimates
1,051,131 1,051,131