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Environment and Business tops Corporate Knights ranking

Monday, September 26, 2011

For the fourth year in a row the Environment and Business program in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the Faculty of Environment has been named the best business program in Canada for integrating sustainability into a business curriculum.

From Corporate Knights:

Among undergraduate business program, the Environment and Business program at the University of Waterloo led the pack, with a score of 75.6 per cent. A strong focus on the environment and sustainability in required coursework helped set Waterloo apart from the rest.

The fourth year Environment and Business project course was also recognized as a leading initiative in internship and consulting programs in undergraduate business and MBA programs in Canada.

This is a final project for senior undergraduate Environment and Business students. It requires an eight-month client- focused engagement that includes outreach as a component of an integrated environment, business case or research study. Students have produced original videos on issues of green business, sustainable development and corporate social responsibility.

Read more at Corporate Knights.