Research Projects and Initiatives
The majority of Institute for Environmental Sustainability funds are dedicated to supporting research by Mount Royal faculty in sustainability. The Institute Director and the associated team also conduct sustainability-related research for both applied and academic contribution:
Canadian Parks Collective for Innovation and Leadership (CPCIL)
The CPCIL hosts four distinct integrated services and programs. These programs include the Park Leaders Development Program, Training and Knowledge Inventory, Innovation and Collaboration Hub, and the Parks and Protected Areas Leadership Network. To learn more about the CPCIL check out the MRU Story!
Professional Development: Strategic Sustainability and the Energy Industry Online Course
This online course, developed by MRU and IES, is delivered by the IES Director Dr. Connie Van der Byl. The course offers a high-level overview of sustainability and its three fundamental pillars: environment, society and economics. It reviews sustainability from a systems perspective; particular foci of the course includes stakeholder relations and the energy industry within a strategic sustainability context.
The next course is offered September 24, 2018.
Parks and Protected Areas Research Group
Learn more about PPARG.