Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Sustainability Action Fund Spring 2022 Deadline Approaches

SAF Promo

The Sustainability Action Fund (SAF) supports projects and initiatives that improve sustainability at the University of Waterloo. Project funds are distributed based on a call for applications, with successful applications determined by the President’s Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability (PACES).

Friday, April 22, 2022

Waterloo Releases First SDG Report

SDG Report Header with UN Sustainable Development Goals Logo

On Earth Day 2022, Waterloo is excited to release its first report to reflect on some of the work being done across the University to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These 17 goals are a global framework agreed to by all countries, intended to guide nations and institutions in building a better future for all. 

Monday, January 10, 2022

Waterloo Launches Fleet EV Incentive

Electric Vehicle charging

Does your department have a campus vehicle in need of replacement? Have you considered exploring an electric option?

Waterloo is launching a new incentive for departments to electrify fleet vehicles. Any unit replacing a conventional combustion engine vehicle can receive a $10,000 internal incentive to convert to an electric vehicle (EV).

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Waterloo Releases 2021 Sustainability Report

2021 Sustainability Report Cover Image

This article originally appeared in the Daily Bulletin.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Sustainability Certificate Offers New Classes for Staff and Faculty


The Sustainability Office is offering an updated version of the Sustainability Certificate with virtual classes to both staff and faculty. Those interested in taking the course and participating in discussions can sign up through Workday.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

New bike cage is a corral for your cycles

New Bike Cage

As we return to campus, riding your bike just got a little better. Waterloo’s new bike cage has opened and students, staff, and faculty may now purchase spaces.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Waterloo launches Canada's first degree in Sustainability and Financial Management

Landscape view of skyscrapers with lush forest in front

This article was originally published by Media Relations.

The University of Waterloo is offering Canada’s first Sustainability and Financial Management degree to prepare a new generation of accounting and finance professionals to lead businesses through an era of environmental sustainability.

Friday, June 4, 2021

Warrior Home takes home the prize

Warrior Home team in front of their completed home

Warrior Home, a multidisciplinary student team at the University of Waterloo, designs and builds high-performing, net-zero energy, affordable, and sustainable homes for community housing organizations.