The EcoHawks work to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote sustainable living and encourage the reduction of individuals' ecological footprints. In order to achieve this, the EcoHawks hold a number of events and promotions throughout the school year. The EcoHawks Waterloo is a student run service out of the Wilfrid Laurier University Students Union (Waterloo Campus). Email: email@example.com
The Laurier Students Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) employs community collaboration, research, and education, in order to provide opportunities for those at Laurier and the local community, to be agents of social change, in pursuit of a just world.
Net Impact is an international non-profit organization with a mission to inspire, educate and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.
ENACTUS Laurier is a chapter of the global non-profit student-run organization, previously known as SIFE. The organization creates
extra-curricular opportunities for students to stimulate economic
growth, inspire entrepreneurship and raise the standard of living for
their local and global community. One of Enactus Lauriers many programs includes the Laurier Bookswap, which makes used textbooks available to students at affordable prices.
The WLU Farm Market operates on Tuesdays during the school year, in the concourse on campus. It provides students with an opportunity to purchase local, organic, fair-trade, and sustainably produced food including vegetables, fruits, and baked goods.
GSA Sustainability Committee
The GSA Sustainability Committee oversees plans and carries out tasks related to sustainability and the Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Students Association operations.
The Community, Environment, and Justice Research Group (CEJRG)
CEJRG is a group of faculty, students, and community members with a common interest in creating a just and environmentally sustainable local and global community by engaging with the intersections of environment, community and justice through research, action, and collaboration. They seek to generate empirical and practical knowledge that informs community-based efforts to climate change mitigation and adaptation with an awareness of and value for environmental justice. They support local environmental organizations and programs in conducting evaluations, planning and implementing events, and with strategic planning and program development as well as grant writing. Further, they participate in and facilitate regional, provincial, national, and international efforts of collaboration and networking in order to create pro-environmental transformative change at multiple levels.