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.


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Cultivating Interdependence: Individual & Community Well-Being in the Era of Climate Change

Join Jodi Lammiman, founder of Refugia Retreats and Alana-Dawn Eirikson, Sustainability Partnerships & Events Coordinator with the Office of Sustainability, in having mindful conversations about climate grief.

Date & time: April 20, 2023, 1–3 p.m. 

Location: UCalgary Faith & Spirituality Centre, fourth floor of MacEwan Student Centre, room 487

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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.


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.

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Campus Energy & Emissions Dashboard

At UCalgary, we value accurate and transparent sustainability reporting. We are working to share our progress as we transform our campus into a living laboratory for climate and energy leadership. Discover our Campus Energy & Emissions Dashboard below.

Get Involved

Get Involved

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



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