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iCAP 2020 Objectives Dashboard

The 2020 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) provides a strategic plan for achieving the Climate Leadership Commitments. There are several specific objectives defined in the iCAP 2020, and each objective has a related Project on this portal. The dashboard below links iCAP Objectives to key performance metrics and the related Project.

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Objectives Dashboard

Theme Objective Metric Project(s)
Theme: Reporting Progress
1.0 iCAP 2020 Illinois Climate Action Plan
Theme: Energy
2.1 Energy Planning Document
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Energy
2.2 Increase Energy Efficiency

Energy Use Intensity

Annotations

  • FY 2008:

    iCAP baseline year

  • FY 2015:

    University's goal for 2015 met.

Theme: Energy
2.2.1 Improve Space Utilization
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Energy
2.2.2 Reduce Building-level Energy
Theme: Energy
2.3 Clean Energy Sources
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Energy
2.3.1 140,000 MWh/yr Clean Power

Total Purchased Clean Power

Annotations

  • FY 2008:

    Baseline

  • FY 2009:

    Production started at BIF

  • FY 2014:

    Production started at BRC

  • FY 2015:

    bought 20,000 RECs

  • FY 2016:

    Production started at the Wassaja and Solar Farm

  • FY 2017:

    PPA signed with RainSplitter Wind Farm in Nov 2016

  • FY 2018:

    Includes thermal renewables at ARC and the Energy Farm, plus wind and solar power

  • FY 2021:

    includes first five months of Solar Farm 2.0

Theme: Energy
2.3.2 Clean Thermal Energy
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Transportation
3.1 Fleet Replacement Plans
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Transportation
3.2 Increase Pavement Condition Index
Theme: Transportation
3.3 Electric Vehicle Task Force
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Transportation
3.4 Reduce Driving on Campus

4.4 Percent of Staff Driving Alone

Annotations

  • FY 2007:

    mi-plan survey

  • FY 2011:

    CUUATS survey

  • FY 2022:

    Mode Choice Survey 2022

Theme: Transportation
3.4.1 Develop a Commuter Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Transportation
3.4.2 Implement Campus Bike Plan

4.5 Percent of Proposed Bikeway Facilities Installed

Annotations

  • FY 2016:

    Dedicated bike path removals, First Street, and Fourth Street completed.

Theme: Transportation
3.4.3 Telecommuting Policies
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Transportation
3.5 Offset Air Travel Emissions
Theme: Land and Water
4.1 Reduce Water Consumption

4.1 Total Potable Water Use (kgal)

Annotations

  • FY 2020:

    includes covid-19 impact

  • FY 2021:

    includes covid-19 impact

Theme: Land and Water
4.2 Implement Resilient Landscape Strategy
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Land and Water
4.2.1 Increase Number of Trees
Theme: Land and Water
4.2.2 Increase Pollinator-Friendly Areas

Pollinator-Friendly Areas

Theme: Land and Water
4.2.3 Double Green Infrastructure Installations
Theme: Land and Water
4.3 Cover Crops on South Farms
Theme: Land and Water
4.4 Monitor Soil Health
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Zero Waste
5.1 Sustainable Procurement Reports
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Zero Waste
5.2 Reduce Landfilled Waste
Theme: Zero Waste
5.2.1 Install Appropriate Infrastructure
Theme: Zero Waste
5.3 Establish a Culture of Reuse
Theme: Zero Waste
5.3.1 Zero Waste Messaging Campaign
Theme: Zero Waste
5.4 Reduce Food Scraps
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Zero Waste
5.5 Plan for Organic Waste

Tons of pre- and post-consumer food scraps diverted via Grind2Energy

Theme: Zero Waste
5.6 Use Local Food
Theme: Zero Waste
5.6.1 Food Literacy Project
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Zero Waste
5.7 Green Cleaning Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.1 Broaden Sustainability Education
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.2 Sustainability Course Catalog
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.3 Environmental Leadership Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.4 Sustainability Internship Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.5 Sustainability at Career Fairs
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Education
6.6 Graduate Certificate in Sustainability
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Engagement
7.1 Green Certifications
Theme: Engagement
7.2 Sustainable Events Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Engagement
7.3 Green Sports Alliance
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Engagement
7.4 Local Collaborations
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Engagement
7.5 Support Youth Sustainability
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Engagement
7.6 iCAP Portal Updates

iCAP Portal users per year

Annotations

  • FY 2021:

    during covid pandemic

Theme: Resilience
8.1 Urban Biodiversity Master Plan
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.2 Coordinated Rainwater Management
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.3 Environmental Justice Plan
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.4 Local Sustainability Issues
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.5 Inventory Green Jobs
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.6 Vision Zero
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Resilience
8.7 Local Offsets Program
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Funding
9.1 Divest from Fossil Fuels
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Funding
9.2 Sustainable Investing Policy
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Reporting Progress
9.3 Include iCAP in Strategic Plan
No metric specified for this objective
Theme: Reporting Progress
9.4 Become STARS Platinum
No metric specified for this objective