Usman W. Chohan is a consultant with the World Bank Institute in the field of Social Accountability, and is pursuing an MBA at Desautels with a concentration in Strategy and Leadership. He was invited to the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council site at Fatehjang to analyze their sustainability initiatives, including their highly promising Solar-powered Irrigation Systems.
From 11am-2:30pm on Wed, Feb 26th, SSMU EnviroComm is bringing together some of the wonderful sustainability groups on campus to share their knowledge and skills with us all, as well as get you engaged in brainstorming and creating solutions regarding topics such as local food, sustainable buildings, beekeeping and more!
After several weeks of operation, The Nest, SSMU’s brand-new Student-Run Café, is hosting its Grand Opening on Tuesday, February 18 at 6pm in the SSMU Cafeteria.
The evening will feature: interactive presentations, tours of our space, live music, kiosks with green groups, and of course food made fresh at The Nest!
A sampling of their menu and of their hors d'oeuvres will be available.
The McGill Global Good Secutiry Club & McGill Apicultural Assocation are putting on a potluck with a discussion on pollinators' (bees etc) contributions to food security, and the perils they are facing.
Please bring a dish!
More info here.
The Market Cooperative is celebrating it's one year anniversary this coming February 13th!
Featuring over 40 local art, clothing, food, and vintage vendors, a day full of live music, and wonderful people.
The Market will be open from 11-6:00pm so be sure to come on by! Come share the love
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University.
Feb. 04, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
By: Karl Moore
The 5th Edition of UNDER THE WEATHER
The Soil Connection: Eating Meat For the Good of the Planet
a lecture by HOLLY DRESSEL
Best-Selling Author, Teacher, Environmentalist and Researcher
Best-selling author and researcher, Professor Holly Dressel of McGill’s School of the Environment is one of Canada's most recognized names in teaching, environmental studies, health care, economic concerns and aboriginal issues.