Carleton University is home to many sustainability-focused student groups. See the groups below to find out more and get involved with the student sustainability movement on campus.
Student Energy at Carleton
The Student Energy Chapter at Carleton University (SEC) is a global, not-for-profit organisation that aims to inspire youth to lead the world to a more sustainable energy future. SEC seeks to foster student opportunities and engagement in the energy sector. Their objective is to serve as an interdisciplinary forum for student engagement across disciplines—such as engineering, business, public affairs, and the sciences—on energy through debates, speaker series, workshops, and social and networking events.
Fair Trade Carleton University
Fair Trade Carleton University is a club on campus that advocates for FairTrade products and ethical consumption. The club promotes the use of Fair Trade products within the Ottawa community by purchasing and selling Fair Trade chocolate, coffee and teas across campus.
Roots & Shoots Carleton University
Roots & Shoots is a club at Carleton University aiming to inspire and empower young people to be globally mindful and locally active. Founded in 1991 by Dr. Jane Goodall, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is a youth service program for young people of all ages. Their mission is to foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, other animals, and the environment.
Climate Action Carleton
Engineers without Borders Carleton
Engineers Without Borders Carleton is a non-profit Student Group that aims to create opportunities for rural Africans to access clean water, generate an income from humble farms, and have improved access to services and infrastructure they need to improve their lives. They are dedicated to finding widespread, sustainable solutions to extreme poverty in Africa, helping communities find solutions to ensure a better future.
Full student club listing to follow.