Sustainable Development

At the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), sustainable development (SD) means managing our operations and services in a way that is economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. It is also about encouraging our employees to consider and apply the principles of SD in their jobs.

This section of our Web site highlights how the CRA takes action to support SD while respecting the federal legislative requirements of the Federal Sustainable Development Act (FSDA).

Topics about sustainable development

Related websites

  • The Government of Canada is looking for input from Canadians on the draft third cycle of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS), covering the period 2016 to 2019. Canadians are encouraged to submit comments before June 24, 2016 on the advancement of federal sustainable development initiatives by visiting Environment Canada's FSDS consultation website:
  • The FSDS website (Environment Canada) is the central location of the FSDS and information on federal government actions and results to achieve environmental sustainability
  • Sustainable Development Integration into the CRA Report on Plans and Priorities (Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada)
  • Federal Sustainable Development Act (Department of Justice)


If you have questions or comments on sustainable development, you can contact the Sustainable Development Centre of Expertise by email at

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