Planning Workshops in Ottawa and Toronto


Decision to create a not-for-profit with Board with oversight of production of NFAs


National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts, 2019 edition, completed in Oakland, and 2021 edition started in Toronto


Establishment of FoDaFo as a Canadian

not-for-profit organization


Initial meeting of FoDaFo’s Science Advisory Committee mapping criticism of Footprint and Biocapacity methodologies

December 2017

May 2019

December 2019

FES awarded right to host NFAs by

Global Footprint Network

Launch of Footprint Initiative in Ottawa


Letter of Intent signed by York President and

Chair of Global Footprint Network Board


Draft service agreement between FoDaFO and York


FES graduate program stated on National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts production

Earth Overshoot Day 2020, date extrapolated from National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts with more recent data on demand reduction during COVID lockdown

September 2017

April 2018

September 2019

August 22, 2020

November 2020