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Planning for a Sustainable Future:
A Federal Sustainable Development Strategy for Canada
2013–2016

Sustainable Development Office
Environment Canada

November 2013


Annex 3: List of abbreviations

The following abbreviations appear in the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS):

BOMA:
Building Owners and Managers Association
CAA:
Clean Air Agenda
CESD:
Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development
CESI:
Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators
CSR:
Corporate social responsibility
DSDS:
Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy
FSDS:
Federal Sustainable Development Strategy
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GHG:
Greenhouse gas
IT:
Information technology
LEED:
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
NCP:
National Conservation Plan
NO2:
Nitrogen doxide
PBDE:
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers
PFOS:
Perfluorooctane sulfonate
PM2.5:
Fine particulate matter
RPP:
Report on Plans and Priorities
RPSF:
Real Property Sustainability Framework
RENEW:
National Recovery Program
SDAC:
Sustainable Development Advisory Council
SMART:
Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound
SO2:
Sulphur dioxide
UN:
United Nations
UNCBD:
United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity
UNFCCC:
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
VOC:
Volatile organic compound

The following abbreviations are used to indicate federal organizations that lead, or share the accountability for, specific implementation strategies:

AAFC:
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
AANDC:
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
ACOA:
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
CBSA:
Canada Border Services Agency
CED:
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
CFIA:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
CSC:
Correctional Service of Canada
DFATD:
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
DFO:
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
DND:
Department National Defence
EC:
Environment Canada
FIN:
Finance Canada
HC:
Health Canada
IC:
Industry Canada
NEB:
National Energy Board
NRC:
National Research Council
NRCan:
Natural Resources Canada
PC:
Parks Canada
PHAC:
Public Health Agency of Canada
PS:
Public Safety Canada
PWGSC:
Public Works and Government Services Canada
RCMP:
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
SCC:
Standards Council of Canada
StatCan:
Statistics Canada
TC:
Transport Canada
WD:
Western Economic Diversification

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