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Sustainable Contruction @ McGill Series: Materials and Resources


Want to learn more about sustainable construction and development practices?

Sustainable Construction @ McGill Series: LEED: Water Efficiency


Want to learn more about sustainable construction and development practices?

Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

Published: 21Sep2016

McGill earns Gold rating in sustainability

Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped McGill achieve Gold. The last time McGill reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.

Published: 21Sep2016

In Flight - Vision 2020 Action Planning Kickoff!

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


Come celebrate the start of the Vision 2020 action planning process!


The SPF Ambassador Program is Taking Applicants for 2016-2017!

Looking for a way to officially get involved with sustainability efforts at McGill this year?

For the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year, the SPF team is looking for highly motivated students to become SPF Ambassadors who will help us raise awareness of the SPF among McGill undergraduates.

Since 2010, The Sustainability Projects Fund has been building a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects. 

Published: 8Aug2016

Finding inspiration in the EMBA Sustainability Module and turning a final paper into a business

From EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, July 26, 2016:

"Last week, Clément Joubert, pianist, former director of the McGill Conservatory and a 2015 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA graduate, launched Men’s Seasons, a new range of skincare products designed for men, which meets the seasonally specific needs of the skin. The products are made in Quebec and sold online.

Published: 28Jul2016

Farming camp at Macdonald campus could cultivate love of agriculture

Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016
by: Victor Schukov

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.

Read the full story here.

Published: 11Jul2016