Monday, July 20, 2020

Five SEED research masters students completed in June

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The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) is pleased to recognise five new graduates of the Masters of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Group of SEED and SERS Graduate Students Publish a Paper on the financial performance of Responsible Investments Performance during COVID 19

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Zachary Folger-Laronde, Sep Pashang, Leah Feor and Amr ElAlfy conducted research on the question, whether there are differences in the financial performance of responsible investments (RI) vs conventional investments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, June 29, 2020

SEED PhD student wins 1st prize at Concept Graduate Student Fund

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Congratulations to Majid Mirza for winning first prize win at the Concept Graduate Student Fund. The funding received will help Majid and the ESG Tree team to create a minimum viable product to be implemented by a partner who they have signed a letter of intent with.

Monday, June 22, 2020

SEED's Heather Hall weighs in on the question: What unique challenges do rural communities face in the post COVID-19 world?

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We know that cities and urban spaces have seen more cases of COVID-19 overall, but what unique challenges do rural communities face in the post COVID-19 world? To help understand rural recovery, Professor Heather Hall, an expert in economic development in rural Canada, shares her thoughts.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Impact Investing Study Wins Best Paper Award for University of Waterloo

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A team of University of Waterloo students and faculty have been recognized at the 2020 Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC) conference for their paper on impact investing.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier-Segger, Laureate of the prestigious new Weeramantry International Justice Award 

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​Congratulations to Professor Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger of the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Laureate of the prestigious new Weeramantry International Justice Award

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

February 2020 Field Trip to Veracruz: Our Exploration of the Complexities of the Agro-Environmental Movement in Mexico

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The University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) organizes a field trip every year for the Master’s in Development Practice students, as a part of their curriculum with a goal of helping students gain practical learning experience in a developing country. Masters of Development Practice students share their thoughts on a Mexican landscape that is vastly diverse, while its history, governance, and political situation are deeply complex.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Keeping Treaty Promises with First Nations to Advance Reconciliation and the Sustainable Development Goals across Canada

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Marie-Claire Cordonier-Segger, Leverhulme Visiting Professorship and SSHRC Insight Development Grant and SEED researcher shares important work on how keeping treaty promises with First Nations is key to reconciliation and the Sustainable Development Goals across Canada.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

International Development Student Conference

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This year’s International Development Conference on Conscious Consumerism was a successful event and was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the 10th year of this student-run conference. The day was filled with engaging speakers, workshops, panelists, and booths. Students, staff, faculty, friends, and family participated in a variety of intriguing discussions about the effects of consumerism and how we can all live more consciously and sustainably.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Congratulations to Master of Environment and Business student recognized as a Emerging Leader at GreenBiz 20

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Oluwaseyi Adaghe, Master of Environment and Business candidate on her experiences from GreenBiz 20, and the opportunity to converse with senior executives, directors and managers at top organizations and receive advice on my current projects and career journey.