Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration
On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.
Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? Please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.
Over the past year, a record 266 companies have spun off divisions in a trend bankers are calling “Spinmania.” If history is any guide, about 35 of those deals will have leaked undetected to inside traders.
A new study by a team of finance professors suggests one in eight corporate spinoffs and divestments in the U.S. between 1996 and the end of 2013 was preceded by suspicious trading in options markets. The Securities and Exchange Commission hasn’t brought a single case relating to such trading then or since, according to the report, due to be published later this month.
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Stephen Bronfman: connecting the environment as citizen, philanthropist and businessman
March 25, 2015
Macdonald Stewart-Raymond Complex, R2-045
Macdonald Campus – McGill University21,111 Lakeshore Road, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Desautels Women In Business is pleased to invite you to attend our Second Annual National Women in Business Conference on March 20th 2015.
Location: Omni Hotel Mont-Royal, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2R6
Authors: Steve Fortin, Chandra Subramaniam, Xu (Frank) Wang, Sanjian Bill Zhang
Publication: Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Forthcoming
Professor Gregory Vit: "The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity" book release
McGill Desautels Professor Gregory Vit's book: The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations and the Problem of Conformity was reviewed in the March 2015 Issue of Organization Studies. The reviewer, Professor Iain Munro, concluded: "…this book deserves to be widely read and I have no doubt that its scrupulous lessons will better equip us and our students to avoid such financial misadventures in the future."
New initiatives contribute to increased revenues
by Cece Zhang
Jan 27, 2015
The Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) organized the Winter Carnival and the Cancer Auction, raising approximately $45,000 towards cancer research this year, a significant increase from last year’s events, which raised $30,000.
MBA students Sankalp Sachdeva, Brandon Groper, Nico Drohojowski, Abolfazl Keighobadi Lamjiri (Professional MBA), and Vasu Subrahmanian, won the prestigious Consulting prize and ranked 2nd overall at the 2015 USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge.