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Charles Eisenstein Presents and Discusses New Book “Sacred Economics”

Published: 7Mar2013

On Thursday, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science welcomed Charles Eisenstein for a discussion regarding his book ...

SEI Inaugural Flagship Event


The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is proud to host its inaugural flagship event Strengths of the Social Economy on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Centre Mont-Royal (2200 Mansfield Street)....

Chemistry and Business that are Benign by Design: Leveraging the Canadian Chemistry Industry’s Leadership in Sustainability

Published: 19Feb2013

Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson published her bestseller, Silent Spring, and the chemical industry was changed forever. An indictment of inattention to the flow and negative consequences of...

Is environmental protection keeping pace with economic development?

Published: 5Feb2013

Natural resources and international trade have always been at the heart of the Canadian economy and will very likely remain so into the future. Like other export-intensive countries, Canada faces...

Past SEI Events

Our past events have attracted positive media interest and were successful in promoting the SEI, the MDIIM and the Desautels Faculty of Management.  

Innovation Through Cooperation


Discussion and Cocktail Reception featuring Monique F. Leroux President and CEO, Desjardins Group/desautelsCategory: Desautels Faculty of Management

Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition - An evening with Charles Eisenstein


This event is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Social Economy Initiative of the Marcel Desautel Institute for Integrated Management.

YPDaily: Anita Nowak

Published: 15Jan2013

One look at Anita Nowak's advice to other young professionals and you'll see exactly what makes her notable. As the founding Integrating Director for the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) at McGill...

Anita Nowak and Jeff Baikowitz receive Quebec Notable Awards

Published: 10Dec2012

Anita Nowak (BCom’97, PhD’11), Integrating Director, Social Economy Initiative (SEI), and Jeff Baikowitz, Chairman, SEI Leadership Council, are winners of the inaugural Quebec Notable Awards in the...