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Truzaar's work on sustainable finance has earned him numerous accolades, including the "Top 30 Under 30" Sustainability Leaders Award by Corporate Knights, the Energy Council of Canada Energy Policy Research Fellowship, and the best paper award from the Administrative Science Association of Canada for his research on impact finance. In response to his recognitions, Truzaar says "I am deeply thankful to all that foster my freedom to pursue research I am truly passionate about, for providing a platform for me to share my work, and for believing that the work I do is important. Humbly, it has been foundational in my ability to be a more conscientious researcher"


Select Honours and Awards

2021 - Hurst Legacy Award for Lifelong Commitment to Community Service

2021 - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Doctoral Fellowship (CAD $20,000)

2020 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship (CAD $15,000)

2020 - Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship (CAD $15,000)

2020 - “Top 30 Under 30” Canadian Sustainability Leader, Corporate Knights

2020 - Best Paper Award, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada

2020 - RIA Doctoral Scholarship Award, Responsible Investment Association

2019 - Energy Policy Research Fellowship, Energy Council of Canada (CAD $7,500)

2019 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship (CAD $15,000)

2019 - Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholar in Science and Technology (CAD $5,000)

2019 - Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment Doctoral Award

2018 - Energy Policy Research Fellowship, Energy Council of Canada (CAD $10,000)

2018 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship (CAD $10,000)

2018 - ARCS 11th Annual PhD Sustainability Academy Fellow, Western University