As part of a small but growing collaboration between McGill University and the World Bank Institute, the International Management Institute in the Bronfman Building played host to Parliamentary Budget Officers, parliamentarians, academics and other experts from over a dozen countries for the "Seminar on Open Government, Information and Budget Transparency", held between June 17-19, 2013.
As China grows wealthier, the nation’s banks are looking to lock in more of the expanding pool of high-end customers. One of the targeted groups is families with enough cash on hand to consider a college education abroad for their kids. Bank of Communications, China’s fifth largest bank by assets, is one of those banks and it is hoping it has found a way to get to the front of the class.
Harvard’s Michael Porter Strategy during a Recession interviewed by McGill’s Karl Moore.
Watch full interview: Supply Chain Today, June 30, 2013
A group of students from Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal recently won a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Canada to field test an ingenious and low-cost water purification device that could potentially save millions of lives in developing countries.
Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Joe Andrew, Global Chair of Dentons, one of the top 10 largest law firms in the world.
Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, July 3, 2013
We took a look at the Top 10 most-read posts of all time on SocialFinance.ca and realized something surprising. Of all of our posts—pieces on the ins and outs of microfinance, deep-dives on social impact bonds and thoughtful analyses on the state of Islamic finance—two of the pieces that made the top ten were job postings; offerings of employment either from the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing or from our friends at SiG.
... Katie Gibson (MBA'07): Impact Finance Lab Fellow
What she’s up to at the Centre:
Il est plus que temps de se libérer de l’opposition stérile entre gouvernements et entreprises privées et du dogme du « tout au marché » pour enfin revenir à une approche plus équilibrée qui ferait une place à part entière à une troisième sorte d’acteurs issus de la société, estime le célèbre expert en gestion montréalais Henry Mintzberg.
Lire l'article complet: Le Devoir, le 06 juillet 2013
A simple copper device based on an ancient method for storing water may save the lives of millions of children around the world, experts say.
The device, now undergoing year-long tests in Kenya and India, is a coil of electric copper cables that is suspended in water. It has been proven in the laboratory to kill the pathogens.
We are pleased to announce that the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill has agreed to be a business school partner with the Latin American MBA Alumni Network (LAMBA). LAMBA is a professional association that connects Latin American MBA graduates with one another and with corporations in Canada.
Windsor Capital Advisors Announces That WB II Acquisition Corp. and Input Capital Corp. Have Entered Into Amalgamation Agreement
WB II Acquisition Corp. is pleased to announce that it has entered into a “three-cornered” amalgamation agreement (the “Amalgamation Agreement”) pursuant to the provisions of The Business Corporations Act (Saskatchewan) dated July 5, 2013 with Input Capital Corp. (“Input”) and 101235015 Saskatchewan Ltd.