Global Partnerships

Queen's University is a member of several global networks to amplify both our learning and our impact to advance sustainability and the SDGs. 

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UC3

Queen’s University joined the University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) in 2019, a group of leading North American research institutions united in a collaborative effort to accelerate local action against climate change.

Together, UC3 members leverage their institutional strengths to foster cross-sector partnerships and knowledge sharing aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and nurturing community resilience.

UC3 Tools and Resources


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AASHE

AASHE champions the advancement of sustainability in higher education, serving a full range of higher education faculty, administrators, staff and students who are change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. Established in 2005, AASHE is comprised of over 900 members. 

Queen's is an association member, providing everyone with an @queensu.ca email address access to member-only resources. 

AASHE Resources


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Council of the Great Lakes Region

The Council of the Great Lakes Region provides a binational, multi-sector forum for exchange and collaboration on the region’s key risks and opportunities. Beginning with conversations about the Region’s most critical issues, the Council encourages those with common interests to drive commitment and action through dialogue groups, research, advocacy, and programs.

Get to know the Council

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Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The mission of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is to "promote integrated approaches to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, through education, research, policy analysis, and global cooperation."

SDSN Resources


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SDSN Canada

SDSN Canada’s mission is to mobilize Canadian scientific and technological expertise to facilitate learning and accelerate problem solving for the UN’s Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

To these ends, SDSN Canada mobilizes support throughout the country for the SDGs, promotes practical Solutions Initiatives and long-term pathways for sustainable development, promotes high-quality education and research collaboration, and supports governments in understanding and addressing the challenges of sustainable development.

SDSN Canada Overview


Matariki Network – Partnering for a better world

Matariki Network of Universities 

Queen's is a founding member of the Matariki Network of Universities.

We are one of seven high-ranking research intensive universities around the world comprising the network, which focuses on research (including Sustainability, Environment & Resources), education and collaboration. The network nurtures opportunities for multilateral cooperation in research and education for staff and students. 

Meet the Matariki Network