Case Study

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority targets multiple emissions sources to deliver big results

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The Big Picture

Climate Smart Service
Climate Smart Certification, 2011 — 2020
Victoria, BC, Canada
Actions Implemented
  • Completed LED lighting retrofits for buildings and parking street lights
  • Purchased electric vehicles, an electric scooter, and electric golf carts
  • Removed free car parking for staff and introduced a subsidized bus pass program and office facilities for bike commuters (locked dry storage, lockers, showers, etc.)
  • Replaced old equipment with new electric equipment
  • Paperless invoicing and record keeping
  • Onsite recycling sorting

Impacts Achieved


decrease in absolute emissions* 


decrease in emissions per full-time equivalent employee (FTE)*


decrease in electricity consumption*

*Since 2011
I am incredibly proud of our organization for an unwavering approach to environmental sustainability and improvement, which is showcased in our Climate Smart, Green Marine, and Clean Marine BC initiatives.
Ian Robertson CEO