Embark is a student-led non-profit society based out of Simon Fraser University with over 35,000 undergraduate and graduate student members. We empower students to create sustainable change through grants, training, and engagement.

We work to represent the voice of students at the university. Our commitment over the years has allowed us to acquire a seat on SFU's Senior Sustainability Council, the Sustainable Mobility Advisory Committee, and has enabled us to work with various SFU departments and groups to ensure student sustainability issues are addressed. 

If you'd like to volunteer and join the Embark team, visit our Opportunities page.

If you are not an SFU student but would like to support our work, consider becoming an Associate Member. As an Associate Member, you will be a part of our growing network of sustainability leaders. Join our events, campaigns, and get access to funding and professional development opportunities. Become a member today.

  • Upcoming events

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 08:00 AM

    Bike to Work Week - SFU Burnaby

    Ready to ride your two-wheeler? Embark and the SFU Sustainability Office, with support from Parking Services, are partnering to host a celebration station at SFU Burnaby for Bike to Work Week. 

    How it works: Ride your bike to SFU Burnaby on Thursday, October 27, and drop by our celebration station at SFU Cornerstone (Town and Gown Square) between 8 and 11am. If you can't make it, you can still participate by uploading a photo to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram and using the hashtag #BiketoSFU

    What you'll get: Along with some high-fives, you can expect:

    • Free baked goods and hot beverages;
    • The chance to win awesome prizes;
    • And a whole bunch of other activities!

    For more information on Bike to Work Week, check out HUB's website.

    Feel free to RSVP here to stay up to date on BTWW!

    Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 12:30 PM
    Blusson Hall, SFU Burnaby in Burnaby, BC, Canada

    Food Rescue distribution


    Food Rescue is a food recovery program. We collect healthy fruits and vegetables that are deemed as surplus and un-salable according to food industry standards and redistribute it to the university community. Food is collected from Nesters Market and redistributed at SFU Burnaby on a bi-weekly basis. 

    How it works

    Drop by our Food Rescue distribution location at the posted date and time, and take home some produce! We will be accepting donations of any amount and will be selling our tote bags on site for $4 each, in case you don't have a bag. 

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