Engineering Sustainability Policies within the Building Sector in Ontario as a Basis for Impact on Equity Seeking Groups

Currently, the building sector accounds of 36% of end-use energy consumption in Ontario. With the rise of appeal towards green energy, the government has focused greatly on developing sustainability policies. Additionally, Ontario has seen a rise in the equity-seeking communities’ population over the last few decades. Aknowlegding the success of sustainability policies is greatly depends in the participation of the entire population leads to the question of inclusivity of inclusive population. The proposed research will investigate the overarching perceived impacts of sustainability movement on equity-seeking groups in Ontario. This research will be completed via conducting comprehensive literature review, interviews with sustainability experts and data analysis.

Yash Vyas
Faculty Supervisor: 
Medhat Shehata
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