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McGill Open Forum on Sustainability

30Sep201610:30
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12:30
Macdonald-Stewart Building Room MS2-022 (Faculty Lounge) Macdonald Campus, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

Members of the McGill community are invited to a series of open meetings to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a climate a “comprehensive action plan” to redue our carbon footprint, expand initiats in sustainability

McGill Open Forum on Sustainability

28Sep201614:00
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16:00
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

Members of the McGill community are invited to a series of open meetings to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a climate a “comprehensive action plan” to redue our carbon footprint, expand initiats in sustainability

In Flight - Vision 2020 Action Planning Kickoff!

16Sep201616:00
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18:00
Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

 

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

 

Sin to sustainability in Las Vegas

Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom’92, has made a name for himself by championing responsible corporate behaviour. And now he finds himself in Las Vegas, the fabled “Sin City,” a place not exactly renowned for showcasing responsible behaviour of any sort.

Published: 25Aug2016

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

Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change, New Research Finds

Momentum Mag | July 5, 2016

by: Hilary Angus

New research presented by scientists at McGill University suggests that the construction of safe bike infrastructure could significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emissions by offering potential motorists an attractive alternative to getting in their cars. 

Read the full story here.

Published: 7Jul2016

McGill wins two international prizes for sustainable procurement

McGill Reporter | May 31, 2016

McGill has recently won two significant international awards for the five-year Sustainable Procurement Strategy it began to develop in 2013.

Read the full story here.

Published: 1Jun2016

New technique reclaims mercury from spent compact fluorescent light bulbs

Chemical and Engineering News | April 15, 2016

By: Melissa Pandika

Existing recovery methods often require high temperatures to evaporate the mercury, separating it from the other material inside the bulbs. Parisa A. Ariya of McGill University and her colleagues wanted to devise a technique that used natural, nontoxic compounds and minimal energy. Instead of heat, they used nanoparticles to trap the mercury.

Published: 13May2016

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