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New research establishes link between CSR and financial performance

Mon, 2014-01-13 14:24

A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance.

Published January 07 2014 | Angel News

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The campus divestment movement against fossil fuels

Mon, 2014-01-13 14:19

A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry.

Published on December 19 2013 | CBC Day 6

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À toutes les latitudes, chercher à s’adapter

Mon, 2014-01-13 13:59

Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat.

Published January 04 2014 | Le Devoir
Written by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert

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The Walk of Life – OIKOS McGill

Wed, 2013-11-27 16:00 - 17:00
McLennan Library Building : Lobby Entrance, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9
Price: Free

OIKOS Project McGill is continuing their holistic education walk underground, called ‘The Walk of Life’.

This is a holistic education walk, or sustainable education walk, lasting one hour every Wednesday afternoon, at 4pm. It begins at the McLennan Library entrance and ends at Otto Maass Chemistry Building.

This underground walk includes a range of activities, to encourage individual awareness and shared insights. The project involves some bodywork to wake up our interior life and sensibilities to our movement and our surroundings.

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Sustainable living at McGill

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:33

Listen to the full broadcast below

Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal 

ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.

Listen to the full broadcast.

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The Sustainability Projects Fund: Green and growing

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:24

Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between McGill students and administration.

Published November 18 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Jaspreet Pannu

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The Great Green North

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:18

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.

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McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:12

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.

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Divest McGill stages protest against fossil fuels

Thu, 2013-11-14 16:00

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

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Change From Within

Thu, 2013-11-14 15:56

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

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