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Saving the Planet From Governments And Markets

Countries have been signing the pledges they made last December at the Paris Conference on Climate Change. Think back to that time and ask yourself which had greater influence on your personal behavior: the TV clips you saw from that conference, or the ads that sponsored those clips?

Published: 10May2016

Desautels BCom Students make finals at GBCC 2016

A Desautels undergraduate student case team composed of Kangni Chen, Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Victoire Monnier and Alexie Morin made the finals at the 18th annual Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) hosted by Foster School of Business at the University of Washington held from April 4 to 10, 2016. 

Published: 10May2016

Dobson Cup 2016 Winners Announced

Dear 2016 McGill Dobson Cup Participants, Judge-Mentors, and Supporters, 

We're excited to announce the winners of the 2016 McGill Dobson Cup!

Congratulations to all of the winning teams. Many thanks to everyone who participated. We would also like to thank all of the Pitch Phase and Finalist judge-mentors, and volunteers who contributed towards making this year's startup competition a resounding success!

Published: 9May2016

Rèquiem pels plans estratègics

El 3 de febrer passat, Gas Natural Fenosa va presentar els resultats de l'exercici 2015 i va aprofitar per fer balanç del pla estratègic 2013-2015 en uns termes molt satisfactoris per l'assoliment dels objectius marcats. Tanmateix, la reacció dels mercats va ser negativa i els dies successius el preu de les accions va anar a la baixa. Hi va contribuir l'anunci de l'ajornament de la presentació del nou pla estratègic a causa de la volatilitat dels preus energètics, segons va dir el conseller delegat de Gas Natural Fenosa, Rafael Villaseca.

Published: 9May2016

Brian Rubineau Awarded SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant

The proposed knowledge synthesis project will describe novel and implementable evidence based opportunities (EBOs) for promoting the participation and retention of women in STEM careers over the school-to-work transition. The project will focus on integrating scholarship and evidence regarding informal social dynamics involving peers – peer influence, social capital, and social networks – to identify these novel EBOs.

Published: 6May2016

Patrick Augustin Awarded 2016 CME Group Foundation Grant

Detecting Informed Trading in Illiquid Option Markets

Researchers: Augustin, P., Grass, G., and Subrahmanyam, M. G.

Summary of research project:

Published: 6May2016

Why Canada should be happy with Bombardier under family control

Karl Moore is an associate professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, and an associate fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He is a long-time observer of the aviation industry and Bombardier.

Last week was big for Bombardier and the C Series, with a major order from Delta Air Lines. The question now is whether the federal government should financially support the company.

Published: 6May2016

Le sabreur Joseph Polossifakis obtient son billet pour Rio

ESCRIME. Joseph Polossifakis rêvait depuis 14 ans à une participation aux Jeux olympiques. Son souhait deviendra réalité cet été à Rio.

Le sabreur a mérité sa qualification olympique en obtenant récemment une 39e place au Grand Prix de Séoul, en Corée du Sud.

Au tableau des 64, Joseph Polossifakis avait cependant baissé pavillon 15-11 à son premier affrontement face au Sud-Coréen Hansol Ha. La veille, il était passé directement de la ronde des poules au tableau principal, en remportant cinq de ses six affrontements de cinq touches.

Published: 6May2016

Enough Of Hockey Nightmare In Canada

Please read this one evening, during Hockey Night in America, when you have nothing to do. That no Canadian team made the playoffs this year may be a random occurrence. That none has won a Stanley Cup for 23 years is not. Something is up -- or down.

All kinds of explanations have been offered: the low Canadian dollar, higher taxes, questionable management, players preferring obscurity, and so on. Don't believe any of it; they are all excuses. The fans are here, the audiences are here, the money is here, and the energy is here, or at least could be.

Published: 6May2016

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