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Introducing a new collaboration between the Rekhi Foundation for Happiness and the University of Waterloo, aimed at exploring the science of happiness. This partnership, represented by Waterloo's Faculty of Environment, seeks to integrate happiness research with sustainability efforts. This initiative reflects a shared vision of fostering well-being and sustainability through scientific understanding.

The inaugural Hub for Sustainability Integration Conference, held on March 22, 2024, marked a significant collaboration between the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) and the Faculty of Environment.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Doing the right thing

During his 10-year career in impact investing, Majid Mirza (BA ’08, MBET ’09, PhD, Sustainability Management in progress) saw the difference that socially conscious investors can make — generating not only wealth but greener, healthier and more equitable communities.     

Meet the eight inspiring individuals representing the Faculty of Environment’s newest grads at this spring’s in-person convocation. We congratulate the 2022 award recipients and wish them the best in their future endeavours.

The University of Waterloo and the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) are hosting their 50th anniversary banquet on June 2, 2022, to celebrate their partnership and accomplishments.

On July 1, Professor Bruce Frayne will begin his tenure as the new dean of the Faculty of Environment for a five-year term. Prior to his appointment, Frayne was a tenured, full professor at the University of Waterloo serving a second term as the Director of the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development in the Faculty of Environment.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Environment does it different

On Thursday May 12, 2022, the Faculty of Environment held the first in-person General Assembly in over two years. The assembly received an entertaining annual report presentation from all the departments, attributed to Dean Jean Andrey’s goal for a creative spin on the classic reports.

Three students of the Faculty of Environment dominated this year’s winter term Social Impact Showcase organized by St. Paul’s University College GreenHouse by winning three out of the nine ventures that pitched for the coveted awards.