The Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability is the University of Ottawa's forum for research, teaching, discussion and advocacy related to environmental law. The Centre aims to:
- Promote policy-relevant environmental law research and teaching.
- Encourage collaboration amongst faculty and students on research, teaching and community outreach relating to environmental law.
- Recruit, assist and train the best environmental law researchers and students.
The Centre is home to one of the largest concentrations of environmental law professors of any law school in Canada, with areas of expertise including water law, toxic torts, environmental justice, sustainable food law, international trade, economic instruments biotechnology and aboriginal law.