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Your online portal to sustainability information at the University of Calgary.

Learn about what UCalgary is doing to lead by example and how you can get involved.

  • University of Calgary to host international conference on walking

    XVIII International Walk 21 Conference on Walking and Livable Communities is coming to UCalgary this Sept. 19-22 | Learn more and register

  • How do we make health sustainable in our communities?

    Speaker series panellists discuss relationship between community health and well-being. See what they had to say

  • PowerOFF Challenge ends but saving energy doesn't have to

    Simple actions add up to make a big difference to UCalgary's sustainability efforts. Challenge results and highlights

  • UCalgary's newest residence buildings recognized for sustainable design and construction

    Aurora and Crowsnest Halls earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. Learn more

  • Award-winning geography research project gives rise to MyHEAT Inc.

    A University of Calgary geography professor has spun his award-winning research project — which maps the waste heat emissions of homes and commercial buildings — into MyHEAT Inc., a growing startup business based in Calgary. Learn more...

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Institutional Sustainability Strategy

Institutional Sustainability Strategy

The University of Calgary aims to become a Canadian post-secondary education leader in sustainability, in our academic and engagement programs, administration and operational practices, and through supporting community and industry. Learn more and pledge your commitment to sustainability

  1. Jun 08

    Webinar: Are we ready to flip the switch on clean energy?

    Renewable energy provides exciting opportunities for a world looking to move away from reliance on fossil fuels. Not only does it promise an ongoing supply of energy, but also a cleaner planet and new jobs.

    In this webinar, UCalgary researchers David Wood, Viola Birss and Mishka Lysack discuss the latest developments in the generation, storage and adoption of renewables. Sign up to learn more about the most promising clean energy possibilities.

  2. Jun 13

    Webinar: Leaving carbon behind

    The quest for cleaner energy is not just about looking for renewable forms of energy but finding new, cost-effective ways to minimize the carbon footprint as we extract conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons. Register for this webinar to hear UCalgary scholars Joule Bergerson and Marc Strous share their research on methods and technologies for reducing carbon emission to help ease the transition.