Indicators supporting the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

This page presents the Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators that support the 2016-2019 Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS). The indicators are provided under the FSDS aspirational long-term goal they link to.

FSDS Icon - Effective action on climate change

Effective action on climate change

A low-carbon economy contributes to limiting global average temperature rise to well below two degrees Celsius and supports efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

FSDS Icon - Healthy coasts and oceans

Healthy coasts and oceans

Coasts and oceans support healthy, resilient and productive ecosystems.

FSDS Icon - Pristine lakes and rivers

Pristine lakes and rivers

Clean and healthy lakes and rivers support economic prosperity and the well-being of Canadians.

FSDS Icon - Sustainably managed lands and forests

Sustainably managed lands and forests

Lands and forests support biodiversity and provide a variety of ecosystem services for generations to come.

FSDS Icon - Healthy wildlife populations

Healthy wildlife populations

All species have healthy and viable populations.

FSDS Icon - Clean drinking water

Clean drinking water

All Canadians have access to safe drinking water and, in particular, the significant challenges Indigenous communities face are addressed.

FSDS Icon - Sustainable food

Sustainable food

Innovation and ingenuity contribute to a world-leading agricultural sector and food economy for the benefit of all Canadians.

FSDS Icon - Safe and healthy communities

Safe and healthy communities

All Canadians live in clean, sustainable communities that contribute to their health and well-being.

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