Sustainability

The article below provides insights from Dr. Mark O'Malley, an ICUF Visiting Professor with McGill University's Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Dr. O'Malley (from University College Dublin) coordinated the  recently released EASAC's policy-related report on "Valuing dedicated storage in electricity grids".

Published on: 22 Jun 2017

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff


Recently, the McGill Office of Sustainability brought together some 50 staff members to get outside and garden together as part of the Staff Community Garden project. Organizers want to give McGill staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.

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Published on: 16 May 2017

**This message is sent on behalf of Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

Dear Colleagues,

Classified as: Sustainability, safety, labs
Published on: 11 May 2017

Position Description:

Funded by McGill’s Sustainability Project Fund (SPF), The Little Free Library Initiative is looking for a project assistant. As a member of the coordinating committee, you will engage and network with fellow graduate students and faculty at McGill and other Canadian universities to help realize the project.

Classified as: Sustainability, jobs
Published on: 8 May 2017

McGill Reporter | April 28, 2017


On April 25, the city of Montreal and the Conseil régional de l’environnement honoured McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) with one of three prestigious awards at their annual Gala de reconnaissance en environnement et développement durable. The SPF was recognized in the Institutions and Enterprises category, for its innovative and inspiring work in financing the transition to sustainability on McGill campuses.

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Published on: 1 May 2017

McGill Reporter | April 11, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff 


On April 3, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) hosted its seventh annual Catalyst Awards Gala. Over 100 people gathered at the McCord Museum to celebrate individuals and teams who have made lasting contributions to the sustainability of the University.

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Published on: 13 Apr 2017

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a new clean energy era. Professor Berghtorson's team is in Sweden tonight to launch a clean energy experiment into space!

Classified as: energy, TISED, sustainable, space, combustion, Bergthorson, metal
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Published on: 6 Apr 2017

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff and John Lindsay

At a ceremony in Halifax on February 25, McGill was named Fair Trade Campus of the Year by Fairtrade Canada, making us No. 1 among the 21 designated fair trade campuses across Canada. The award was granted by an independent panel of judges to the campus with the strongest commitment to fair trade.

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Published on: 13 Mar 2017

McGill University manages a stock of buildings of over 600,000 m² which are on average fifty years of age and older.  A leader in education and research, McGill is characterized by very research-intensive activities, a travelling population, and high energy intensity.

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Published on: 13 Mar 2017

Are you interested in increasing the sustainability of events on campus?

Do you want to be part of a team of motivated students?

The McGill Sustainable Events project is hiring volunteers for the Sustainable Events Ambassador team! Join a group of like-minded students who will liaise with event organizers to ensure that their events are organized more sustainably--including social, economic and environmental considerations. 

Apply by March 12th for the opportunity to change the culture of event planning on campus! 

Classified as: Sustainability, event, McGill School of Environment, Careers in Sustainability
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Published on: 6 Mar 2017

McGill Reporter | Feb. 28, 2017

By: Toby Davine

After six months, 11 consultation events, and hundreds of ideas gathered online and in person, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is inviting the McGill community to share their thoughts on possible targets for the Vision 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.

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Published on: 1 Mar 2017

Looking for part-time work where you can geek out in spreadsheets and flex your organization skills? Consider joining the McGill Office of Sustainability team as a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Administrative Intern!

Classified as: sustainability projects fund, internship, jobs, McGill Office of Sustainability
Published on: 21 Feb 2017

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is one of three Canadian institutions honoured by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in its 2017 Innovations That Inspire list. All together, the accreditation body recognized 35 schools worldwide across three categories: Engagement Across Disciplines, Engagement with Business and Engaging a Diverse community.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Sustainability, Sustainability Initiative, Managing for Sustainability
Published on: 20 Feb 2017

The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra

February 16, 2017

 

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Published on: 17 Feb 2017

 

One of the most vital components of the work of the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is communicating with the wider community about our challenges and milestones on the path towards sustainability.

To help with this task, MOOS is hiring TWO interns:

 

 

 


1. Website Intern:

a savvy and assertive individual who will create content for the MOOS website and ensure that all pages are accurate and up-to-date.  

Published on: 2 Feb 2017

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