DEVELOPING INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY . . . The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment at Cape Breton University was established in 2009 on a legacy of environmental remediation to bring sustainable industry development to Cape Breton Island and the Province of Nova Scotia.  The Centre’s evolving mandate of delivering industry solutions and opportunities focuses on four main themes:

We are uniquely positioned to address thse challenges, with a dedicated team of researchers and students working toward innovative and sustainable solutions….IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES.

Relevant Research – Collaborative Approach

Located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, home to world-class natural resources and Canada’s most progressive climate change laws, the Centre is well-positioned to  undertake directly relevant research, and lead its application and governance.  Verschuren Centre faculty, staff, and students draw inspiration from a collaborative approach to research.  The Centre is also positively influenced by Cape Breton University’s diversely international campus population, the Island’s remarkable ecosystems, and the Centre’s design: one of the most sustainable university laboratories in Canada.


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