The Office of Sustainability is pleased to highlight climate action on campus and in our community. For more information on Lakehead University's Year of Climate Action during the 2021-2022 academic year, please click the button below.

Year of Climate Action

Building a sustainable university means engaging in a culture shift--where all levels of the University including senior administration, faculty, staff, as well as students, work collaboratively together to find innovative solutions to one of the greatest challenges of our times.

In 2019, Lakehead University launched its inaugural Sustainability Plan. The Plan is comprehensive, covering the sustainability of the institution’s academics, operations, engagement, and planning and administration. While implementation of the plan will be a collective effort across the University, the Office of Sustainability will oversee its fulfilment.

The plan was a collective effort, developed by the Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with numerous faculty, staff, students, and community members who sit on the University’s Sustainability Stewardship Council and its Working Groups.

 See the 2019-2024 Sustainability Plan for more information on how Lakehead University is committed to sustainability.

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Lakehead presents professors, students and partners with Year of Climate Action awards for research projects

Lakehead University has awarded seven research teams with Year of Climate Action awards worth $5,000 each, which they will use to explore various... full story

Planetary Stewardship is the theme of this year’s Research and Innovation Week held virtually by Lakehead University

You are invited to participate in Lakehead University’s 17th annual Research and Innovation Week, being held virtually from Monday, March 7 to Friday... full story

Lakehead University is hosting its first Sustainability Disruption Contest on Friday, Nov. 5

Lakehead University is inviting you to attend the inaugural Sustainability Disruption Contest on Friday, Nov. 5 at 1 pm.

Lakehead University hosting first electric vehicle show in Northwestern Ontario

On Saturday, Oct. 16 (rain day Sunday, Oct. 17) from 1 to 3 pm, Lakehead University will host the first ever electric vehicle show in Northwestern... full story


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