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 research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff 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. Nov. 14, 2017Environment announces 35 funded doctoral opportunities ($100,000 over four years) for domestic studentsDDI ad

    The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the Dean's Doctoral Initiative (#DDI17) is back.

  2. Dec. 10, 2017In the media: How divesting of fossil fuels could help save the planetthe conversation in the media logo

    Recently, a number of institutional investors, including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in Canada and Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, announced their intent to reduce their exposure in investments

  3. Dec. 9, 2017In the media: We can build better, more people-centred citieswaterloo record in the media logo

    Brian Doucet, Associate Professor at the School of Planning, writes in the Waterloo Record this week, responding to another columnist who claimed that "we're never going to be bicycle-first cities."

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