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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. July 12, 2018In the Media: Uptown Waterloo bracing for pedestrian and driver confusion as new bike lanes openwaterloo record in the media logo

    WATERLOO — The new barrier-free bike lanes are open in Waterloo, and the city is bracing for pedestrian and driver confusion.

  2. July 12, 2018In the Media: Sarah Burch among Canada’s Top 40 Under 40waterloo record in the media logo

    WATERLOO — When it comes to sustainability, people are really good at "tinkering around the edges." But University of Waterloo researcher Sarah Burch wants to see deep transformative shifts.

  3. July 10, 2018New public tool shows Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ SDG indexScreenshot of the index

    A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced Inequalities, in particular. 

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  1. July 19, 2018Speed Dating - ENV Styleevent informational poster

    At this upcoming event, five industry and business experts will be available to answer questions and help you get on the right track to becoming an entrepreneur! Whether you're starting a business, freelancing, creating a new product, or generally building your entrepreneurial skills - this is your chance to make the right connections and expand your professional network.

  2. Sep. 22, 20182018 Environment Reunion Program ENV students circa 1980

    Time to get the gang back together! Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 22nd for Reunion 2018. Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and professors, and relive your fondest campus memories.

  3. Sep. 24, 2018Water Institute Research Conference 2018water institute poster info

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