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The Great Green North

Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.

Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady

Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.

Published: 21Nov2013

McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

A look into Vision 2020

Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan

On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.

Published: 21Nov2013

Divest McGill stages protest against fossil fuels

Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues

Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le Délit
Written by William Mazurek
Visual by Khoa Doan

Published: 14Nov2013

Change From Within

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

Published: 14Nov2013

Sustainability Fridays

Faculty Club 2nd Floor, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

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

Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather

Adams Building Adams Auditorium, 3450 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E8, CA

Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.


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 

Published: 7Nov2013

The Power of Advocacy, a lecture by Stephen Lewis

McIntyre Medical Building Room 522, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

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.


Cutting Edge Lecture

Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Lecture by Catherine Potvin (Trottier Professor, Principal Investigator, Neotropical Ecology Lab, Biology, McGill)

Universities that teach you to change the world

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

Published: 24Oct2013