Institutional Sustainability Strategy

We are committed to creating opportunities for entrepreneurial thinking, applied practice and project-based learning in sustainability. The Institutional Sustainability Strategy is a roadmap for continuous improvement in our pursuit of excellence and leadership in sustainability. How we get there is laid out in our supporting and interdependent frameworks: Advancing Sustainability Education and Research, Engagement for Sustainability and Sustainability in Administration and Operations.

Certificate in Sustainability Studies

Certificate in Sustainability Studies

Make sustainability a part of your academic experience, explore new ways of thinking and enhance your future career. Interested in taking the Certificate in Sustainability Studies next year? Declare your interest by Feb. 1, 2020.


Campus as a Learning Lab

The Campus as a Learning Lab (CLL) program brings together students, faculty and staff to work on projects that make UCalgary more sustainable and bring our Institutional Sustainability Strategy to life.

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At the University of Calgary, we are advancing sustainability education and research by integrating sustainability across disciplines to respond to, and partner with, our community. Sustainability is a core component of our 2018-23 Academic and Research Plans.

FutureU, Climate Action, Our Changing World


FutureU is an Innovation@UCalgary initiative that invites students to discover the world of innovation through hands-on learning and community-based activities. The goal is to help students build a sustainable life working on challenges they care about.

Sustainable Events and Offices

Sustainable Events and Offices

At UCalgary, we value sustainable ways of living, working and learning. When we plan more sustainable events and decrease our environmental footprint in our offices, we put these values into action.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Whether you're a student, faculty or staff member, there are sustainability initiatives waiting for you.

Can waste products solve global food scarcity?

UCalgary instructor Tatenda Mambo leads the way in sustainable food development.



Award-winning student club promotes clean, affordable energy

Deadline is Jan. 20 at midnight to submit nominations for 2020 Sustainability Awards...

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How to plan a holiday gathering where everyone feels welcome

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Fairtrade: A stamp of social, economic and environmental approval

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Does 1.5°C matter? Find out today at UCalgary’s Sustainability Strategy progress update

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UCalgary Certificate in Sustainability Studies

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