Low Carbon NRCan

Leading by example

The Low Carbon NRCan initiative guides Natural Resources Canada's activities to meet its specific goals outlined in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy. Low Carbon NRCan puts into action a plan to reduce levels of greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to match the national target of 17 percent below 2005 by 2020. Natural Resources Canada's 17 building sites currently produce about 94 percent of its emissions. Low Carbon NRCan's building-specific measures to reduce these emissions include: