Sustainability

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.

Classified as: Sustainability
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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

Are you a motivated McGill student looking for meaningful part-time work? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is seeking to fill two intern positions this semester: a Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting Intern and a Waste Reduction and Diversion Intern. The successful candidate with get to work with a dynamic, supportive and caring team to help grow the sustainability movement at McGill. See PDF attachments below for more details.

Published on: 9 Jan 2017

McGill Reporter | October 25, 2016

by: Toby Davine

Classified as: Sustainability
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Published on: 3 Nov 2016

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.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Steve Maguire, Sustainability, Robin Rogers, Sustainability Initiative
Published on: 21 Sep 2016

Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped McGill achieve Gold. The last time McGill reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.

Classified as: Sustainability
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Published on: 21 Sep 2016

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.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Sustainability Initiative, Careers in Sustainability, Managing for Sustainability
Published on: 25 Aug 2016

Looking for a way to officially get involved with sustainability efforts at McGill this year?

For the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year, the SPF team is looking for highly motivated students to become SPF Ambassadors who will help us raise awareness of the SPF among McGill undergraduates.

Since 2010, The Sustainability Projects Fund has been building a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects. 

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Published on: 8 Aug 2016

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.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Sustainability, EMBA, Sustainability Initiative
Published on: 28 Jul 2016
Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016
by: Victor Schukov

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.

Read the full story here.

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Published on: 11 Jul 2016

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