RBC Foundation provides $3.5M to UWaterloo, WLU, Conestoga for climate industry training

The RBC Foundation has committed $3.5M to support students and programming in sustainability fields at the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College. $2M will support the launch of UWaterloo’s new Bachelor of Sustainability and Finance Management program, the creation of a network of mentorship, and the development of a sustainability integration hub. $850K will go to WLU to fund research, teaching, and experiential learning opportunities in climate change management and prepare students for emerging careers in the climate industry. $650K will be used to expand Conestoga’s Jill of All Trades program, a series of workshops designed to introduce women from grades 9-12 to the skilled trades. News Wire| The Record Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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