Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues
Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.
Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan
Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability.
Since Sustainability Fridays were such a success last year, they are being started up again, coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. This month's event will be sponsored by McGill Libraries.
Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather
Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.
They crave an alternative. But what should it look like? And how will we get there? Detroit is a city on the front-lines of neoliberal and ecological devastation. It is also a laboratory for alternatives.
On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace.
Published November 6 2013 | UN News Centre
Written by UN News
In this lecture, Stephen Lewis will draw on his extensive international experience to illustrate the power of advocacy in the fight for social justice, global health and equality.
Mr. Lewis is the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.
Lecture by Catherine Potvin (Trottier Professor, Principal Investigator, Neotropical Ecology Lab, Biology, McGill)
Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus.
Published October 22 2013 | Globe and Mail
Written by Jennifer Lewington
On Thursday, November 14th Vision 2020 will turn the page from planning to action!
Ever experienced a bike-powered cinema, a community mapping project, a theatrical performance, and a beautiful local snack all in one evening?
Curious about how it all connects? Join us on Thursday, November 14th on the Third Floor of the McGill Bookstore for a creative and inspiring celebration of the emerging culture of Sustainability at McGill. Here we'll toast to the first draft of the McGill Sustainability Strategy and generate excitement to keep it moving forward.
Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!
Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!
You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.