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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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Vision 2020 2 (SP0104)

Status: ONGOING Summer 2013 - present

Vision 2020: Moving Beyond the Plan aims to institutionalize and initiate the implementation of the long-term sustainability strategy developed for – and from – the McGill community.

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The project has three objectives:

McGill Apicultural Association (SP0101)

Status: ONGOING January 2012 - Fall 2013

There is a chronic problem with student engagement with apiculture at Macdonald Campus.

For such tiny creatures, bees are incredibly important, and not just for your sweet tooth.

These hardworking insects also make beeswax and pollinate almost a third of everything we eat.

Sustainable living at McGill

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:33

Listen to the full broadcast below

Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal 

ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.

Listen to the full broadcast.

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The Great Green North

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:18

Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.

Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady

Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.

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McGill’s quest to become a sustainable campus

Thu, 2013-11-21 19:12

A look into Vision 2020

Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan

On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.

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Divest McGill stages protest against fossil fuels

Thu, 2013-11-14 16:00

Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues

Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le Délit
Written by William Mazurek
Visual by Khoa Doan

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Change From Within

Thu, 2013-11-14 15:56

Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.

Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan

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Sustainability Fridays

Fri, 2013-11-29 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 2nd Floor, 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.

Since Sustainability Fridays were such a success last year, they are being started up again, coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. This month's event will be sponsored by McGill Libraries.

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