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MDIIM Student Associates Program – Call for 2014-15 Applications Now Open

Tue, 2014-09-30 (All day) - Mon, 2014-10-06 (All day)
Student Associate, Shobhita Soor

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)’s mandate is to address complex, systemic challenges through an integrative approach to management.  Such an approach breaks down disciplinary barriers, embraces multiple perspectives and encourages holistic, context-sensitive thinking about organizations. Integrated management constructively faces the tensions of different perspectives on value to enact strategies that transcend rather than accept trade-offs.

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Can renewables become the dominant source of electricity in Canada and the USA?

Thu, 2014-09-25 17:30 - 20:00
Amphithéâtre Bell (Room: C-631) at Polytechnique Montreal
Price: Free

"Rapid innovation and growth in renewable energy", a talk by MIT's Jessica Trancik

Renewable energy technologies have sustained high growth rates over the past 30 years [1], with solar and wind energy production growing at roughly 30% per year, due to a combination of technology cost improvement and public policy incentives.

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Can renewables become the dominant source of electricity in Canada and the USA?

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:30 - 20:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: Free

Talks by MIT speaker John Reilly and CEA speaker Jim Burpee

"Prospects and Challenges for High Penetration of Renewable Energy", John Reilly, MIT

Renewables electricity sources are a seemingly attractive low-carbon option to substitute for coal or gas generation.  Regional availability of high quality wind and solar resources varies, but at least in the United States, most regions have significant resources. Expanding the options to biomass, hydroelectricity, and geothermal creates greater opportunities.

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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability Information Session

Wed, 2014-04-02 16:00 - 17:00
Bronfman Building

Date: April 2, 2014
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Please register here

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SEI Impact Internship Program - Call for 2014 Student Applications

Sat, 2014-02-01 18:04

Introduction

The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The SEI is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The Institute’s mandate is to foster an integrated approach to management.

The goals of the SEI are threefold:

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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability Information Session

Tue, 2014-02-25 16:00 - 17:00
Bronfman Building

Date: February 25, 2014
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Please register here

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Seminar: Vishal Ahuja, University of Chicago

Mon, 2014-01-20 14:30 - 16:00
Bronfman Building : Room 245, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

Response-Adaptive Designs for Clinical Trials: Simultaneous Learning from Multiple Patients 

Vishal Ahuja
University of Chicago

Date: January 20, 2014
Time: 02:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Location: Room 245

Abstract: 

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Pay it Forward Initiative Puts Smiles on Hundreds of Faces

Thu, 2013-12-12 17:10

Over the years, the end of final exams has inspired any number of spontaneous displays of pure happiness, including high fives, chest bumping and uncontrollable giggling. But what was up with the 100 or so students boogying in the streets at the crossroads on lower campus on Tuesday, Dec. 3 – two days before finals kicked off?

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Turning a ‘Black Soul’ Green: How CSR Became a Mainstay of Business Education

Wed, 2013-11-27 11:43

“I left Wall Street in 2004 when I decided I had a black soul,” says Stephanie Berger (MBA'06), a McGill Desautels Faculty of Management MBA alumna who is now the senior manager for corporate responsibility and environment at Bell Canada. “I didn’t know much about sustainability back then, but I knew Wall Street wasn’t doing it right.”

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Research

The Sustainability Initiative houses the collaborative Interdisciplinary Network for Green Chemistry (IN4GC), which links scholars who share an interest in studying the broader business, economic, social, and political implications of green chemistry.

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