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<br /> <br />Development Services Department www.kitchener.ca <br />REPORT TO: Community and Infrastructure Services Committee <br /> <br />DATE OF MEETING: March 7, 2022 <br /> <br />SUBMITTED BY: Anna Marie Cipriani, Corporate Sustainability Officer, 519-741-2200 <br />ext. 7322 <br /> <br />PREPARED BY: Anna Marie Cipriani, Corporate Sustainability Officer, 519-741-2200 <br />ext. 7322 <br /> Samantha Tavenor, Sustainability Office Associate, 519-741-2200 <br />ext. 7137 <br /> <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED: All Wards <br /> <br />DATE OF REPORT: February 23, 2022 <br /> <br />REPORT NO.: DSD-2022-072 <br /> <br />SUBJECT: Corporate Climate Action Plan 2022 Progress Update, Next Steps <br />and Close out <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br /> <br />That this report concludes milestone 4 and 5 for the Federation of Canadian <br />Municipalities Partners for Climate Protection Program (FCM PCP); and further, <br /> <br />That staff be directed to develop the next generation City of Kitchener Corporate <br />Climate Action Plan (CorCAP) utilizing the Council endorsed TransformWR <br />framework and report back to Council on the development of the next generation <br />Corporate Climate Action Plan in 2023. <br /> <br />REPORT HIGHLIGHTS: <br /> City of Kitchener has met its 8% GHG corporate emissions reduction target <br /> <br />Climate Action Plan (CorCAP), complete and receive FCM PCP Corporate milestones <br />4 and 5 regarding progress and initiate the development of a new CorCAP for the City <br />of Kitchener building on the Council unanimously endorsed TransformWR framework <br /> There are no financial impacts associated with this report at this time <br /> This report supports the strategic goal of Environmental Leadership. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: <br /> <br />As an organization the City of Kitchener has met its corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) <br />reduction target of 8%. At this point in the lifespan of the Corporate Climate Action Plan <br />(CorCAP), a greater sense of urgency is more broadly acknowledged and there is greater <br />clarity about the direction corporate climate action work must take. As such, this report <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br />