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Application Deadline for ECOLE Facilitator

Wed, 2014-02-19 (All day)
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Want to get involved in a big way? Apply to be an ECOLE Facilitator!

Submit your application and resume/CV to mcgillecole [at] gmail [dot] com before February 19th, 2014 at midnight.

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Application Deadline for ECOLE Facilitator

Tue, 2014-02-04 13:11
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Price: Free

Want to get involved in a big way? Apply to be an ECOLE Facilitator!

Submit your application and resume/CV to mcgillecole [at] gmail [dot] com before February 19th, 2014 at midnight.

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CSR Ratings

Tue, 2014-02-04 11:44

So, does more information add more value? We decided to examine the extent to which dimensions of CSR behaviour used by various rating organizations are in fact complementary or redundant.

Published on January 22 2014 | Corporate Knights
Written by Dror Etzion

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Call for Nominations: Fourth Annual Catalyst Awards for Sustainability

Fri, 2014-02-14 (All day)
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We are seeking nominations by February 14th of people and groups to be recognized

The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is proud to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions toward a culture of sustainability at McGill. On April 2nd, the fourth annual Catalyst Awards will acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way in building the sustainability movement.

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Troubled waters: World’s groundwater increasingly at risk

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:31

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.”

Published January 29 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Patrick McDonagh

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Petrocultures 2014 preview

Wed, 2014-01-29 18:03

The myriad of ways in which petroleum is reshaping our politics, economy and culture will be the focus of the 2014 annual conference of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, to be held on Feb. 6 and 7.

Published on January 28 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Will Straw

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The Launch of "Sustainability Fridays"

Fri, 2014-01-31 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability.

What better way to spend the last Friday afternoon of the month than chatting about sustainability with your colleagues? Sustainability Fridays are coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. Invite your friends to join you at the Faculty Club on Friday, January 31st, 4-6 pm for some warmth, camaraderie, and big ideas.

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McGill Net Positive: strength, and synergy, in numbers

Thu, 2014-01-23 14:09

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people.

Published on January 21 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale Devitt 

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Froid, consommation d’énergie, écologie

Thu, 2014-01-23 14:03

Comment une université comme McGill est-elle chauffée l’hiver?

Published on January 21 2014 | Le Délit
Written by Camille Gris Roy

 

L’hiver à McGill, ce sont environ 225 bâtiments étendus sur près de 850 000 m² qui doivent être chauffés.

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Four Burning Questions for John Robinson, Associate Provost, Sustainability at UBC

Thu, 2014-01-23 13:50

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography.

Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

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