McGill University News - Sustainability http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news_feeds/all/category/office_of_sustainability/rss en U.S. TURNS CORNER ON URBAN SPRAWL http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/us-turns-corner-urban-sprawl-253771 <blockquote> <p>McGill Newsroom | June 15, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Christopher Barrington-Leigh of McGill University in Montreal measured sprawl by looking at construction of streets and how many roads meet at intersections to form corners or nodes.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/has-us-turned-corner-toward-less-urban-sprawl-253538" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p> <p> </p> <blockquote> <p><strong><span>Further News on this topic:</span></strong></p></blockquote><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="620" height="413" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/lead_large.jpg?1410545506" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2015-07-02 20:19</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/us-turns-corner-urban-sprawl-253771" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:24:08 +0000 McGill University 110981 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Teaching the business of sustainability http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/teaching-business-sustainability-253433 <p><span>A team led by <strong>Steve Maguire</strong>, Director of the <span>Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)</span> , has been named winner of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill.<br /> </span></p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac, office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2015-06-05 17:27</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/teaching-business-sustainability-253433" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Interim Dean Morty Yalovsky Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management mcgill reporter MDIIM Staff Steve Maguire Students Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:27:05 +0000 McGill University 110591 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/new-undergraduate-program-wins-award-sustainability-business-curricula-253410 <p>The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the <i>2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula,</i> for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> mgmt_fac, office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2015-06-04 15:07</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/new-undergraduate-program-wins-award-sustainability-business-curricula-253410" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dror Etzion Emmanuelle Vaast External Faculty Interim Dean Morty Yalovsky Jeroen Struben Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management MDIIM Pavlo Kalyta Staff Steve Maguire Students Sustainability Tamer Boyaci Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:07:33 +0000 McGill University 110570 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels McGill embraces sustainable procurement http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-embraces-sustainable-procurement-250961 <blockquote> <p>McGill Reporter | May 4, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p>When McGill adopted its first Procurement Policy in spring 2013, it gave Procurement Services the mandate to establish a culture of sustainable procurement practices at McGill and in its wider community.</p> <p>Read the full story <a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/05/mcgill-embraces-sustainable-procurement/" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="650" height="488" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/mac-team.web_.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2015-05-12 10:22</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Staff Students Tue, 12 May 2015 14:24:34 +0000 McGill University 109985 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/clean-ride-mapper-cycling-less-polluted-routes-246968 <blockquote> <p>The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015</p> <p>By: Katherine Gombay </p> </blockquote> <p>Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at McGill. </p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/04/clean-ride-mapper-cycling-the-less-polluted-routes/" rel="nofollow">here</a><span>.</span></p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Further news on this topic:</strong></p></blockquote><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="450" height="329" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/bike-family.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 2015-04-28 05:27</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/clean-ride-mapper-cycling-less-polluted-routes-246968" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:27:40 +0000 McGill University 109749 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Aboriginal students, staff at McGill University call for more recognition http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/aboriginal-students-staff-mcgill-university-call-more-recognition-248403 <blockquote> <p><a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/" rel="nofollow">CBC News</a> | April 23, 2015</p> </blockquote> <p><span>Kakwiranoron Cook, McGill's aboriginal outreach administrator, would like to see the university put up a more noticeable monument.</span></p> <p>Read the full story <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/aboriginal-students-staff-at-mcgill-university-call-for-more-recognition-1.3046821" rel="nofollow">here</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="300" height="169" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/kakwiranoron-cook-mcgill-aboriginal.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 2015-04-25 02:02</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty office of sustainability Staff Students Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:05:24 +0000 McGill University 109725 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels McGill prof Chris Ragan: We need smart tolls on our bridges http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-prof-chris-ragan-we-need-smart-tolls-our-bridges-248160 <blockquote> <p><a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter" rel="nofollow">McGill Reporter</a> | April 20, 2015</p> <p>by: Doug Sweet</p> </blockquote> <p>Montreal, like other cities, needs to consider “congestion pricing” – putting a price on traffic congestion the way provinces should be putting a price on carbon, says Economics Professor Christopher Ragan, Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, a McGill-based think-tank developing practical policies to improve economic performance and the environment.<br />  </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="440" height="293" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/chris_regan_oe.web_.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2015-04-24 02:04</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-prof-chris-ragan-we-need-smart-tolls-our-bridges-248160" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty office of sustainability Staff Students Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:06:07 +0000 McGill University 109626 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/mcgill-geography-chair-jeffrey-wells-cold-carbon-conservation-important-fighting-climate-change-248158 <blockquote> <p><a href="http://montrealgazette.com/" rel="nofollow">Montreal Gazette</a> | April 22, 2015</p> <p>by: Jeffrey Wells</p> </blockquote> <p>We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. </p> <p><span>Read the full story </span><a href="http://montrealgazette.com/news/national/opinion-cold-carbon-conservation-is-important-in-fighting-climate-change" rel="nofollow">here</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="660" height="495" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/philippe-couillard-brad-wall-brian-gallant-kathleen-wynne.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2015-04-24 01:55</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty office of sustainability Staff Students Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:58:37 +0000 McGill University 109624 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels Divest McGill takes home Catalyst prize at annual awards event http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/divest-mcgill-takes-home-catalyst-prize-annual-awards-event-246995 <blockquote> <p>The McGill Reporter | Apr 16, 2015</p> <p>by: McGill Reporter Staff</p> </blockquote> <p>The Divest McGill group, which is conducting a campaign to persuade the University to divest from companies associated with the production of fossil fuels, was one of the winners of the Catalyst Awards handed out on April 13, at the fifth annual Office of Sustainability event held at the Faculty Club.<br />  </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="650" height="513" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/catalyst-2015_allwinners.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2015-04-16 15:31</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/divest-mcgill-takes-home-catalyst-prize-annual-awards-event-246995" target="_blank">read more</a></p> External Faculty Staff Students Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:34:01 +0000 McGill University 109464 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels GES : McGill a réduit ses émissions de près du tiers depuis 2002 http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/news/ges-mcgill-reduit-ses-emissions-de-pres-du-tiers-depuis-2002-246969 <blockquote> <p>The McGill Reporter | April 15, 2015</p> <p>By: Julie Fortier</p> </blockquote> <p>Au cours des prochaines semaines, McGill entreprendra un important projet de modernisation de son système de distribution d’énergie au campus Macdonald, à Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.<br />  </p> <p>lire l'histore complet <a href="http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/04/ges-mcgill-a-reduit-ses-emissions-de-pres-du-tiers-depuis-2002/" rel="nofollow">ici</a></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-category"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Category:&nbsp;</div> office_of_sustainability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-primary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_primary_image" width="650" height="434" alt="" src="http://www.mcgill.ca/channels/sites/mcgill.ca.channels/files/channels/image/infra_o-1.jpg?0" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-source-site"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Source Site:&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability">Source Site</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-published-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Published Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2015-04-16 13:14</span> </div> </div> </div> External Faculty Staff Students Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:16:06 +0000 McGill University 109459 at http://www.mcgill.ca/channels