Sustainable Emily Carr

Artists, designers and critical thinkers at Emily Carr University are responding to the growing threat to our global environment. We seek to use creative practices as a crucible for change, and to support a holistic reimagining of our world.

Emily Carr University is connected nationally and internationally to groups of leading thinkers on sustainability in art and design. We are founding members of PALS (Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability), and the first DESIS Lab in Canada (Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability). We were also early signatories to the Talloires Agreement, worldwide movement recognizing higher education’s institutional responsibility to educate ethical leaders for a viable future.

"Art and design education has tremendous potential as a restorative force in contemporary society and culture." - Dr. David Bogen, Provost and VP Academic

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