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School of Environment Enterprise and Development

Goretty DiasTracking the costs of our food system

Researcher Goretty Dias explores why, from farm to fork, carbon isn't the only measure of food system's sustainability. 

Jennifer lybnesEnvironmental clarity for consumers

Discover how this researcher is making it easier for retailers and consumers to buy and sell 'green' products. 

Olaf WeberSustainable micro-finance

Olaf Weber, a professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), is Export Development Canada Chair in Environmental Finance. 

Neil CraikInnovating governance

Dr. Neil Craik, Faculty of Environment professor and current director of University of Waterloo’s School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) studies how to make polluters more accountable. 

Frances WestleyThe social innovator

Leading the charge for social innovation at the University of Waterloo is Dr. Frances Westley, Chair of Social Innovation at the School of Environment, Enterprise & Development (SEED). 

Larry SwatukWater use from Africa to Tajikistan

Prior to coming to Waterloo, Larry Swatuk spent 13 years teaching and researching in Africa. He also trains international decision makers on dispute resolution and negotiation regarding water resources. 

Steve YoungStopping minerals from feeding conflict

It’s not hard to get fair trade coffee from Kenya or organic tomatoes from Mexico. But it’s harder to track where metals come from. Steven B. Young is playing a part in changing that.