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Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

Wed, 2016-09-21 14:56

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

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Social Innovators' Integration Lab Virtual Walking Tour

Thu, 2016-09-29 16:00 - 18:00
Price: Free

As part of McGill's Community Engagement Day, the Social Economy Initiative will be holding a Soc

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MDIIM Student Associates applications now open!

Wed, 2016-09-07 16:21

2016-17 Student Associates applications now open!

Are you a full-time Desautels student looking to participate in high-profile events, interact with special guests, and engage with students around integrated management? Then we invite you to apply to the MDIIM Student Associates Program! 

Applications are now open for the 2016-17 MDIIM Student Associates Program and are due on Monday, September 26Click here to download the application form. 

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Innovating with Impact: Building Successful Businesses from Science-based Discovery

Wed, 2016-09-14 05:30 - 19:00
McGill Faculty : 3450 McTavish Street, Ballroom, Montreal, QC , H3A 1Y1
Price: Free with registration

Universities are full of bright, curious individuals asking fundamental questions. What isn’t evident is how breakthroughs are transformed into marketable products and services that combat complex health, environmental, and social challenges.

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Sin to sustainability in Las Vegas

Thu, 2016-08-25 09:55

Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom’92, has made a name for himself by championing responsible corporate behaviour. And now he finds himself in Las Vegas, the fabled “Sin City,” a place not exactly renowned for showcasing responsible behaviour of any sort.

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Finding inspiration in the EMBA Sustainability Module and turning a final paper into a business

Thu, 2016-07-28 12:55

From EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, July 26, 2016:

"Last week, Clément Joubert, pianist, former director of the McGill Conservatory and a 2015 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA graduate, launched Men’s Seasons, a new range of skincare products designed for men, which meets the seasonally specific needs of the skin. The products are made in Quebec and sold online.

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Sustainability Innovations in Business Programs

Thu, 2016-06-09 15:45

Launched in fall of 2014, Desautels’ new programming in Managing for Sustainability was designed for students who wish to combine managerial and business knowledge with a solid understanding of the interlinked economic, social, and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability. It integrates management studies with fundamentals of environmental science and sustainability and is offered in collaboration with its co-designers, the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography.

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Official Launch of the Social Innovators' Integration Lab (SIIL)

Tue, 2016-05-31 11:10

On May 30, 2016, members of the McGill and Montreal community gathered for the launch of the Social Innovators' Integration Lab (SIIL). The SIIL research project, located at Le Salon 1861 in the heart of Montreal's Quartier de l’Innovation, is dedicated to develop scientific and practical knowledge around the social economy, social entrepreneurship and social innovation in urban environments.

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SEI Homecoming Keynote: From Ebola to Imbalance

Fri, 2016-10-28 16:00 - 17:30
Bronfman Building : Auditorium Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

All alumni, students, staff and faculty are invited to join us as the SEI hosts a special Homecoming presentation with Dr.

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Desautels Alumni Giving Back: Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom ’92 and Senior Director of Sustainability for Office Depot

Tue, 2016-05-24 13:49

On March 17-18, 2016, Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom '92 and Senior Director of Sustainability for Office Depot Inc. visited his alma mater to impart his knowledge and lessons learned through leading global sustainability efforts. Mr. Siddiqui spoke in several Desautels classes, providing insight on understanding the B2B Green Marketing and Purchasing Landscape to strategies for stakeholder engagement and community consultation when introducing sustainability into operations.

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