Here to build a better future

Here to build a better future

SFU is stepping up to build a sustainable, resilient and inclusive economy.

Our faculty, students and staff are engaged with people and organizations in Canada and around the world to drive innovation, improve public health, fight climate change, promote democracy, and create exciting new economic opportunities. In these, and so many other ways, we’re here to help shape a better future for everyone.


An inclusive, resilient and clean future for British Columbia is essential to our province's economic growth. At SFU, we are developing innovative solutions to help our communities address the challenges of the growing climate crisis and to support sustainable, low-carbon goods and services industries.

Respecting Indigenous Knowledges

Professor of Indigenous Business Dara Kelly is advancing the study on Indigenous wellbeing and its connection to building a more sustainable world for future generations. 

Mobilizing climate solutions

The ACT - Action on Climate Team is a research-to-practice hub for climate change and sustainability knowledge and solutions.

Empowering agribusinesses

The BC Centre for Agritech Innovation grows the economy by accelerating research and development of new food production and processing technologies.

Supporting our future

Top 10 in the world for sustainable cities and communities.*

As the recipient of the 2021 BC CleanTech Top Education Institute award, our industry-ready talent is ready for a low-carbon future.

134 active research projects related to climate action from 2016 – 2020.

*Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022


Innovate with us

SFU Innovates brings together one of the world’s most comprehensive continuums of programming and resources for entrepreneurs and changemakers.

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Partner with us

Are you looking to connect with SFU leaders, researchers and administrators?  Our Partnerships Hub takes an agile approach to creating critical connections with impact.

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