Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees.
A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people. Published on January 21 2014 | McGill ReporterWritten by Neale Devitt
John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography. Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter
The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014. Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and BearWritten by Tess Wrobleski
Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique. Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de MontréalWritten by Ewan Sauves
Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal. Published January 14 2014 | McGill TribuneWritten by Catherine-Laure Juste Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.
A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance. Published January 07 2014 | Angel News
A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry. Published on December 19 2013 | CBC Day 6
Listen to the full broadcast below Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community. Listen to the full broadcast.
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint. Published by Earth Island JournalWritten by Megan Tady Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.
A look into Vision 2020 Published November 18 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.
Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le DélitWritten by William MazurekVisual by Khoa Doan
Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors. Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and BearWritten by Alvin Chauhan
Safety, environmental racism discussed Published on October 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Mark Tartamella On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.
The latest results of a cross-country science test show that Quebec students are falling behind many of their provincial counterparts in science. Published on October 16 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Kathy MacLean