The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth will be a model of sustainable and regenerative living.
To live into that Vision, by 2023, the SCN Congregation will:
- Make progress towards our commitment to eliminate greenhouse gases by 2037/47 by reducing greenhouse gases by 30% of 2017 levels in the Western Province and 20% in the Eastern Provinces and Botswana.
- Move towards eliminating single-use plastics.
- Reduce water usage.
- Drive fewer cars per population and increase the percentage of Electric Vehicles or plug-in hybrids.
- Move towards a goal of zero waste.
- Be encouraged to eat a more locally grown plant-based diet and grow more kitchen gardens.
- Install or invest in additional solar panels to provide renewable energy.
- Manage our land to provide maximum wildlife habitat and carbon sequestration.
- Increase the number of native plant species in our landscaping.