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Report on Plans and Priorities 2011-2012
Electronic Layer of Reporting
Elements of NRCan's Sustainable Development Strategy

1. Natural Resources Canada Sustainable Development Vision

2. Departmental Decision-making and Sustainable Development

3. Elaboration on Departmental Activities That Contribute to the Goals and Targets under Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) Themes I-III.

The following are the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy Themes and Targets for which NRCan makes a significant contribution. By following the link for each FSDS Target, you can find out what FSDS implementation strategies NRCan contributes to under each target. Further links will take to you to information about departmental activities related to those Implementation Strategies.

FSDS Theme I - Adressing Climate Change and Air Quality

Goal 1 - Climate Change Target 1.1 - Climate Change Mitigation
Goal 2 - Air Pollution Target 2.1 - Air Pollutants
Target 2.3 - Chemicals Management
FSDS Theme II - Maintaining Water Quality and Availability
Goal 3 - Water Quality Target 3.1 - Fresh Water Quality
Goal 4 - Water Availability Target 4.1 - Water Availability
FSDS Theme III - Protecting Nature
Goal 6 - Ecosystem Habitat Conservation and Protection Target 6.2 - Terrestrial Ecosystem and Habitat
Target 6.3 - Marine Ecosystems
Target 6.4 - Managing Threats to Ecosystems
Goal 7 - Biological Resources Target 7.3 - Sustainable Forest Management

4. NRCan Sustainable Development Activities Not Captured Under the FSDS (Themes I-III)

5. FSDS Theme IV - Reducing the Environmental Footprint - Beginning With Government

Goal 8 - Greening Government Operations - Minimize the environmental footprint of government operations

Greening Government Operations RPP Supplementary Table

6. Natural Resources Canada Sustainable Development

7. List of Acronyms for Federal Organizations

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Report on Plans and Priorities 2011-2012, Electronic Layer (Sustainable Development) - Printable Version [PDF, 1.15 MB]

Other elements of NRCan's Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy can be found in the Report on Plans and Priorities 2011-2012 (Print Layer)

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