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Harvesting water out of thin air

Thu, 2014-05-22 (All day)

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

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B-Shack (SP0120)

Status: ONGOING Summer 2013 - Current

B-shack is an outreach, education and research hub anchored with a pavilion at the Macdonald Farm designed, fabricated and assembled by a diverse group of students to creatively engage the extended McGill community and the citizens of Montreal in addressing the imminent threat to the world food supply by honeybee colony collapse disorder (CCD). The SPF provided the means to construct a wooden pavilion with a steel structure that contains beehives at MacDonald Campus.

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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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.

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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.

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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:

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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