2022 CEE Employer Impact Award recipients

Congratulations to our Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) Employer Impact Award recipients and honourable mentions! Get to know all the award recipients and learn more about their impactful work. 

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Impact in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Loopio

Loopio specializes in management software solutions. The company operates in Canada, the United Kingdom and India.

Recipient of the 2022 Impact in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Loopio focuses on fostering a safe environment for all.

Loopio's co-op students engage in unique content focused on inclusion and belonging. The company displays the same level of care for students as it does for full-time employees.

Watch Loopio's video | Read about Loopio's impact

Employer Impact Award diamond shaped glass trophy and the Dundas Life logo

Impact in Innovation: Dundas Life

Dundas Life is an insurance tech startup that aims to make insurance purchases simpler for Canadians.

Recipient of the 2022 Impact in Innovation award, the company commits to digital transformation.

Dundas Life plays a significant role in changing dated insurance practices to simplify the experience of buying insurance using digital tools. The company has a strong entrepreneurial mindset which stands out with students.

Watch Dundas Life's video | Read about Dundas Life's impact

Employer Impact Award diamond shaped glass trophy and the Bosch logo

Impact in International Excellence: Bosch

Bosch is a leading global supplier of technology and services in four business sectors: mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, and energy and building technology.

Recipient of the 2022 CEE Employer Impact Award for Impact in International Excellence, Bosch provides students with meaningful work opportunities in Ansbach, Germany.

Students work on new machinery designs, data analysis, workshop management and co-ordinating with global engineering teams. As part of the onboarding process, Bosch connects students with local peers and helps students to find accommodations for their work term.

Watch Bosch's video | Read about Bosch's impact

Employer Impact award diamond shaped glass trophy and the Ceragen logo

Impact in Research: Ceragen

Ceragen is a growing biotechnology startup that explores research in the food industry. The company works to help farmers increase crop yields through plant microbiome engineering.

Recipient of the 2022 Impact in Research award, Ceragen helps students gain hands-on experience in the food industry through their laboratories.

Students at Ceragen work in roles that play a valuable part in the research process and make an impact for the future.

Watch Ceragen's video | Read about Ceragen's impact

Employer Impact Award diamond shaped glass trophy and the Liberty Utilities logo

Impact in Sustainability: Liberty Utilities

Liberty Utilities operates regulated water, wastewater, natural gas, and electric utilities. The company provides local utility management, service, and support to communities.

Recipient of the 2022 Impact in Sustainability award, Liberty aims to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Students at Liberty have a sustainability mindset and support the company’s social and governance goals.

Watch Liberty Utilities' video | Read about Liberty Utilities' impact

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Impact on Student Experience: Geotab

Geotab is the world’s top commercial telematics provider. The company connects vehicles to the internet and provides web-based analytics for fleet management.

Recipient of the 2022 Impact on Student Experience award, Geotab hires students across every area of their business.

Students bring fresh ideas, new perspectives and innovative solutions to the team. The organization focuses on preparing students for a complex world of work.

Watch Geotab video | Read about Geotab's impact

Honourable Mentions

Impact in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Impact in Innovation

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) Inc

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Impact in International Excellence

The Argus Group

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Impact in Research

Cosm Medical Group

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Impact in Sustainability

Purpose Building Inc

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Impact on Student Experience

Thomson Reuters

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Waterloo Deans highlight employers' vital role in student academics

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The Deans of Waterloo's six faculties showcase their appreciation for Waterloo's co-op employers while congratulating this year's Employer Impact Award recipients.

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A message of congratulations from the Associate Provost

Norah McRae

This year’s Employer Impact Award recipients helped our students further develop an understanding of essential topics such as equity, diversity and inclusion and sustainability. Through memorable work-integrated learning experiences, our students are better prepared to enter a changing workforce.