General Assembly Directive 4B

Posted by Spalding Hurst

December 2, 2019

Vision

The Sisters of Charity of Nazareth will be a model of sustainable and regenerative living.

Goals

 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.

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