Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and researchers we make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. Feb. 24, 2017In the media: Jeff Casello on the impacts of a new Go Train tunnelenv in the media icon

    One step closer to two-way all-day travel to Toronto

    School of Planning Professor and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Jeff Casello spoke with CTV news last night about Infrastructure Ontario’s plan to build a second Go Train tunnel. While a request for proposals has just gone out, the multi-million dollar contract is expected to be awarded by fall.

  2. Feb. 20, 2017Happy Family Day from the Faculty of EnvironmentGroups of people sitting around tables in a courtyard talking

    By Farah Hassan, Communications & Social Media Coordinator, Faculty of Environment

  3. Feb. 17, 2017Jeffrey Sachs to deliver the TD Walter Bean Lecture in EnvironmentPoster for 2017 Td Walter Bean Lecture

    The world’s best-known economist visits Waterloo to discuss sustainable development in an increasingly polarized world

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  1. Mar. 2, 2017Coastal watersheds in the Anthropocene: Understanding rapid change and implication for people and ecosystemsCoastal watershed event poster

    The Water Institute will be hosting a facilitated discussion panel on coastal watersheds in the Anthropocene. As we navigate the Anthropocene, it is important to understand hat rapid environmental change means for out human and planetary systems.

  2. Mar. 8, 2017Faculty of Environment Awards BanquetPlants and lemon tree in a greenhouse.

    Jean Andrey (Dean, Faculty of Environment) cordially our donors, Faculty family and scholarship recipients to the inaugural Faculty of Environment Awards Banquet on March 8, 2017 at the Federation Hall, University of Waterloo.

  3. Mar. 21, 2017The Future of Sustainability Jobs – panel (Graduate students only)Panelists in arm chairs turned to look at panelist speaking

    The Future of Sustainability Jobs Panel 2016

    It's the time of year to start thinking about jobs and you might be wondering:

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