The Work in a Warming World (W3) research programme has compiled a collection of “greening” clauses from Canadian collective agreements that are publicly available. The dissemination of this information is intended to aid unions who want to fight climate change by bringing environmental issues into their collective bargaining priorities.

Follow the link provided,, to search or browse our collection of clauses relating to: green training and education, workplace environmental committees, recycling, commuting, green procurement, energy conservation, and more.

We will be adding to this collection with new clauses, as more and more unions bargain for these issues. Please send your agreement[s], or the green clauses you are willing to share, to

Green Collective Agreements Database