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ECOLE to Integrate Sustainable Living into McGill Residence

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:28

The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014.

Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and Bear
Written by Tess Wrobleski

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Des étudiants de l’Université McGill se mobilisent

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:19

Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique.

Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de Montréal
Written by Ewan Sauves

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McGill Sustainability Research Symposium 2014

Thu, 2014-03-13 (All day)
Various Locations
Price: Free
Sustainability research is, by design and necessity, interdisciplinary, and researchers in this field require platforms and spaces to share ideas and create connections.

Find the 2014 speaker bios are here.

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3rd annual SSMU Sustainability Case Competition application deadline

Fri, 2014-01-24 23:59

How would you sustainably invest $10 million?

Applications for the 3rd annual SSMU Sustainability Case Competition are due January 24th at 11:59pm, and this year’s topic is sustainable investments.

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Student-Run Café opens for business

Fri, 2014-01-17 12:43

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

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McGill Net Positive: a living place for sustainability presents its opening speaker

Fri, 2014-01-24 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

Join John Robinson (Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC) in a conversation about The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and Next Generation Sustainability at University of British Columbia

 

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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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