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Guest Lecture: Dr. Leith Sharp - How Sustainability can Transform the 21st Century University

Thu, 2014-02-27 15:30
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Free
Please come join the lecture of Dr. Leith Sharp (Director, Executive Education for Sustainability at Harvard) Leith will use lessons learned from the Harvard green building case study, along with other leading organizations, to explore how sustainability can be an innovation driver to transform the 21st century university.
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How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability

Sun, 2014-02-09 17:36

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

Source Site: /sustainability

Sustainable Procurement Officer (SP0105)

Status: ONGOING May 2013 - current

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.

Source Site: /sustainability

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.

Source Site: /sustainability

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

Source Site: /sustainability

Sustainability Projects Budget

Status: ONGOING 

The Sustainability Projects Budget was allocated to fund the Office of Sustainability Interns who worked with the Projects, and contributed to the projects in a variety of ways. Broadly, the interns focused on adhering to the Office of Sustainability's mission for the Fund, and all sustainability at McGill.

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SPF Review (SP0083)

Status: COMPLETED Summer 2012

From the initial application: A collaboration between the leadership of the contributing students’ societies to investigate the effectiveness of the Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF), and document changes to be considered. The outcome will be accessible information on the SPF that will help inform the conversation as it goes to referendum through SSMU and MCSS in November and PGSS in January.

SPF Support Position (SP0081)

Status: COMPLETED July 2011 - March 2013

As the number of SPF projects grew, so did the need for more staff. In order to meet this need, the SPF hired Jennifer Cox as support staff, specifically in order to help expedite, organize, and report back on each project’s finances.

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Sustainability Case Competition (SP0066)

Status: COMPLETED September 2011 - March 2012