Task Force Timeline and Goals

Task Force Timeline

Phase 1: Understanding Sustainability at Radford University - November 2020 - January 2021         

Phase 2: Establishing Goals, Strategies, and Actions for a Sustainable Radford University - January 2021 - April 2021

Phase 3: Writing the Climate Action Plan - May 2021 - October 2021

Target completion date: October 2021 (*Tentative due to potential COVID-19 disruption. Allow additional 2 months contingency.)

Task Force Goals

Develop a sustainability and climate action plan that includes:

  • Net carbon neutrality date of 2040 or sooner
  • New sustainability goals and targets based on current data
  • Specific strategies and actions for achieving goals
  • New energy strategies that reduce costs over the course of the plan
  • A combination of strategies to achieve net carbon neutrality by 2040
  • Social justice and equity as critical to our sustainability mission
  • Clear metrics for measuring progress

Support implementation of the 2018 – 2023 Strategic Plan, the 2020 – 2030 Master Plan, and the Carbon Commitment