Climate Leadership Plan: Submission to the Province of BC

The Real Estate Foundation of BC has made a submission to the Provincial Government on the recently released Climate Leadership Plan Discussion Paper.

Our submission responds to the four goals identified in the Discussion Paper and includes ten recommendations, which address issues such as:

  • Low-energy buildings and home energy labelling
  • Transit, transit-oriented development and active transportation
  • Industry training for renewable energy systems and green technology
  • Carbon tax
Our submission draws on the recently comissioned reports which are now available to download:

The Built Environment in BC - Status, Trends and Future Prospects Discussion Paper

Towards a Sustainable Built Environment for British Columbia: Synthesis of Findings

The Province of BC will give another opportunity for public feedback in December 2015 when a more detailed plan will be released.



Letter to Province (includes summary)

Full submission


The Real Estate Foundation is a grantmaker that helps advance sustainable land use in BC. Built Environment is one of our priority granting areas. Our particular interest in this area is practices that respond to current challenges through advancements in land use policy and planning, and design practices.

Media Contact: Megan Simm, Communications Coordinator Phone 604-343-2620