“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.”
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.
- McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA (EMBA) programming: Upcoming new EMBA module Managing for Sustainability
- Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) programming: Upcoming new undergraduate concentration and major in Managing for Sustainability, in collaboration with the McGill School of Environment and Department of Geography
Sustainability is a societal ideal and criterion for development which resembles other widely accepted but conceptually challenging human goals, such as justice and freedom. Because scientific understandings of how nature functions change over time, and because value judgments are involved, it is impossible to define precise conditions for sustainability once and for all.
Last Fall, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the McGill Department of Chemistry in Montreal collaborated to offer MBA and Chemistry Students the opportunity to participate in a unique two-day event. The case competition created opportunities to build a network of potential collaborators in business and chemistry.
Empathy in the Creative Process: Leverage Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation
Seung Chan (Slim) Lim
Date: November 13, 2013
Time: 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Location: 3rd Floor Lounge, Bronfman Building
A lecture by Jennifer Howard-Grenville
Associate Professor of Management
Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
Date: Friday, November 8th, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
1001 Sherbrooke St. West
Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue.
... “It is a generational zeitgeist, no doubt about it,” says Anita Nowak, integrating director of the Social Economy Initiative, at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.
... The Dobson Cup is structured so that students present their ideas to a panel of experts over several months and successive rounds, competing for cash prizes and mentoring advice.
The past six weeks have been eventful. In early September there was the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis and that was an enjoyable week. Indianapolis turned out to be a great venue with lots of good programming and some very memorable events. I especially enjoyed the Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture by Dr. Marin Burke entitled “Making molecular prosthetics with a small molecule synthesizer,” and the address by Alan Alda.