Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and industry partners make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world, Together. 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. Nov. 25, 2022ENBUS grad Eric Lam named top 30 under 30
    Photo of Eric Lam courtesy of Corporate Knights

    Environment & Business grad Eric Lam (BES 2018) was recently recognized as one of Corporate Knights’ Top 30 under 30 Sustainability Leaders of 2022.

  2. Nov. 23, 2022Support Environment students this GivingTuesday
    Giving Tuesday November 29, 2022

    On November 29th, after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the University of Waterloo and the Faculty of Environment, are celebrating GivingTuesday─ a global day of philanthropy unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world.

  3. Nov. 14, 2022Waterloo professor unveils new framework to accelerate tourism climate action at COP27
    Image of Niagara Fall in Ontario, Canada. One of Canada's most popular tourist destinations.

    Written by Media Relations. This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Waterloo News.

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  1. Nov. 28, 2022Alumni Office Hour: Building a Future in Green Real Estate
    Kris Kolenc

    The industry of ESG is booming and ENBUS grad Kris Kolenc wants to share with you how to get into and grow in the field. In school Kris developed a passion for green buildings, which he leveraged into a successful, international career. Today, he is as a Managing Consultant for EVORA Global in London, England.

  2. Dec. 13, 20222022 TD Walter Bean Professorship in Environment

    The Meaning of Ice: Co-production of knowledge and community action in a changing Arctic


    Drawing on experience from over two decades of close collaboration with Inuit communities in the Arctic, Dr. Fox will illustrate the powerful ways our understanding of the changing Arctic climate can be advanced when we link Inuit knowledge and visiting science.

  3. Dec. 14, 20222022 TD Walter Bean High School Lecture

    The Meaning of Ice: Co-production of knowledge and community action in a changing Arctic

    What does ice mean to different people? How can linking different ways of knowing about ice add to our understanding about the Arctic, and how it is changing? What does this mean for the rest of the world and our sustainable future? Dr. Shari Fox will address these and other questions in a lecture that explores sea ice and the changing Arctic environment through community-led research, harvesting, photography, science, art, and more.

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