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. Sep. 26, 2017Environment welcomes new entrepreneur in residenceBrock Dickinson

    The faculty has hired Brock Dickinson, the outgoing CEO of MDB Insight as its new Entrepreneur in Residence. His firm was recognized by Profit magazine as one of the Hot 50 fastest growing young firms. 

  2. Sep. 25, 2017In the media: Global Learning Centre takes We organization to new heightsin the media globe and mail logo

    Global Learning Centre takes We organization to new heights, having purchased a 372-square-foot, high-tech education centre in Toronto's Corktown in the city's lower east end. School of Planning professor Pierre Filion comments on this neighbourhood transformation, saying that the peoples' collective action is at work here.

  3. Sep. 25, 2017In the media: Canada working on new flooding standards as insurance claims risein the media globe and mail logo

    Globe and Mail reports, Blair Feltmate and the team at the Intact Centre on Climate Change Adaptation recently released a report on climate change resilience, which will prompt the development of voluntary guidelines for flood-resilient community design.

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  1. Nov. 1, 2017Faculty of Environment Graduate Program Open House 2017EV3

    To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re embarking on a bold initiative to attract the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers in the field.

  2. Sep. 29, 2017Environment Seminar Series: Navigating towards sustainable human-nature relations: Coastal and Ocean Management revisitedPoster with event details

    The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

  3. Sep. 30, 20172017 Environment Reunion Program Black and white image of university students in an old automobile

    Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 30, 2017 for Reunion 2017. Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and profs, and relive your fond campus memories.

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