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The role of higher education institutions in sustainability initiatives at the local level

  • Allegheny College (PA)
  • Brescia University (KY)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)
  • Universidade Federal de Vicosa
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Beira Interior
  • University of Passo Fundo
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Belgrade
  • University of Latvia
  • University of Chester
  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná
  • Università di Verona
  • Università di Bologna
  • Sunway University (Selangor)
  • Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Sabah)
  • Institut Mines-Télécom Business School
  • Thaksin University (Songkhla)
  • Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (Odisha)

Universities are central players and important economic actors in many regions, and many of them are, in general, nationally and internationally active in respect of matters related to sustainable development ...


The Healthfulness of Eateries at the University of Waterloo: A Comparison across 2 Time Points

  • University of Waterloo (ON)
  • Trillium Health Partners Institute for Better Health (ON)

Purpose: The aim of this study was to assess the healthfulness of a sample of campus eateries at 2 time points, 2 years apart.

Methods: Five eateries at the University ...

  • Posted March 6, 2020
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Global Justice & Human Rights Specialization, Global Governance (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This field is concerned with the study of the relationship between global governance and issues of global justice and human rights. Courses in this stream explore themes such as: the ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Global Environment Specialization, Global Governance (PhD)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This field is concerned with the global governance of environmental issues. Courses in this stream examine contemporary dilemmas relating to the ways in which environmental challenges are being addressed and ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Environmental Studies (MES)

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The MEs is for those students interested in Environmental and Resource Management or some aspects of Human Geography or environmental applications of Geomatics.

This field is concerned with ecosystem characteristics ...

  • Posted Dec. 23, 2019
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Minor in Environment, Resources, and Sustainability

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Environment, Resources and Sustainability is a student-centered learning environment that bridges insights from the natural, physical, and social sciences to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges – from ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Environmental Engineering (BAS)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Environmental Engineering combines the technical rigour of an engineering degree with scientific know-how and environmental insights. Students take courses in engineering, chemistry, biology ...

  • Posted July 10, 2019
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Self-operated vs. corporate contract: A study of food procurement at two universities in Manitoba

  • University of Manitoba (MB)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Public institutions are increasingly being pressured to demonstrate how they are meeting their responsibilities and obligations to sustainability. Yet there is little academic research on food procurement at universities in ...

  • Posted March 6, 2019
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Environmental sustainability practices in South Asian university campuses: an exploratory study on Bangladeshi universities

  • University of Waterloo (ON)
  • University of Chittagong

Environmental sustainability practices in universities can play an important role in helping society form a sustainable future. In this study, the roles that Bangladeshi universities play in terms of sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 28, 2018
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A comparative analysis of the anti-Apartheid and fossil fuel divestment campaigns

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Divestment from the fossil fuel industry is campaigned as a means to address carbon-induced anthropogenic climate change, much like the anti-Apartheid divestment movement that was campaigned as a mean to ...


Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Geography and Environmental Management

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Students in this program explore the world and the people, places, and cultures that make it such a diverse place. They learn about climate change, landforms, natural hazards, global population ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment, Resources and Sustainability

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Students in this program will use insights from the natural, physical, and social sciences to help solve some of the world’s biggest environmental challenges, from water and food, to ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environment and Business

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

In this program, students gain a background in ecology, environmental economics, and environmental decision-making while developing expertise in finance, project management, accounting, marketing, and law. The program integrates environmental and ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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PhD in Social and Ecological Sustainability

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The PhD program in School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) is devoted to understanding and pursuing sustainability in a dynamic and complex world, and to considering and integrating understanding ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management (MES)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Sustainability Management graduate program is committed to providing future environmental leaders with the research skills, management tools, strategies and processes required to realize sustainable outcomes within business, government and ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environmental Studies in Environment, Resources and Sustainability (MES)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Masters program in Environment, Resources and Sustainability provides a mix of transdisciplinary understanding and problem-solving combined with the ability to focus on a narrower problem or issue.

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Environment and Business

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The Master of Environment and Business (MEB) is a program aimed at meeting the growing need for business sustainability professionals as a distinct group of knowledgeable, skilled, confident and motivated ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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Master of Climate Change

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

The University of Waterloo’s Master of Climate Change (MCC) program focuses on the multiple ways climate change interacts with society and the environment. The MCC program provides a unique ...

  • Posted Oct. 31, 2016
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The state of sustainability reporting at Canadian universities

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to describe the state of sustainability reporting in Canada's higher education sector, while understanding who is reporting on sustainability performance, how is ...


Master of Environmental Studies in Planning (MES)

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This program is designed for people with interests in applied research, policy and planning practice. The program emphasizes interdisciplinary and integrative approaches to planning and research practices.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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2 kW Rooftop Array: Fed Hall

  • University of Waterloo (ON)

This 36-panel array of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels was installed on the roof of Fed Hall, the largest student-run pub in North America. In January 2004, the solar array went ...

  • Posted Jan. 1, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
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