Carbon Neutral Action Report
The B.C. Government and B.C. Public Sector Organizations (PSOs) - including Crown Corporations, universities and colleges, health authorities, health affiliates, and school districts have been legislated to be carbon neutral since 2010 as part of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act and Carbon Neutral Government Regulation. Requirements for offsets purchased from Pacific Carbon Trust by PSOs are legislated under the Emission Offsets Regulation. Annually, School District No. 67 must report the amount of total emissions, offsets, and our ongoing and future actions to reduce emissions through CNAR and SMARTTool.
School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) serves the communities of Penticton, Summerland, Naramata, and Kaleden in the South Okanagan region of British Columbia. School District No. 67 is signatory to and supports the Climate Action Charter in the province of British Columbia. The School District supports and practices sustainable initiatives to conserve energy and resources with the goal to reduce carbon emissions; reduce utility costs; and promote a cleaner environment for all students and staff.