Mennonite Central Committee
The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a church-based non-profit agency that provides humanitarian assistance, supports sustainable community development and works for justice and peace around the world. MCC works in partnership with churches and organizations to meet the needs identified by local communities.
All 12 North American MCC offices report emissions from air and land travel to Sustainable Waterloo as a part of their partnership, providing computer-based tracking tools, analyzing data and creating reports.
Business Type: Not-For-Profit/Charity
20% GHG reduction commitment from 2007 (absolute)
Emissions: MCC began tracking their GHG emissions in 2007. The graph below displays their emissions data thus far. As of 2017, MCC has met their initial target.
Notable GHG Reduction and Sustainability Projects:
While MCC is accounting for its environmental impact, it is working towards embedding sustainability into the organizational culture through its Operating Principle of Acting Sustainably. This principle is exhilarated by MCC’s Green Team which is made up of board and staff members that meet 1-2 times yearly.
Waterloo Region’s Greening Sacred Spaces Award (2010)