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Sustainability Projects Fund Internship

Looking for part-time work where you can geek out in spreadsheets and flex your organization skills? Consider joining the McGill Office of Sustainability team as a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Administrative Intern!

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Published: 21 Feb 2017

Desautels recognized for innovative business education project

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is one of three Canadian institutions honoured by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in its 2017 Innovations That Inspire list. All together, the accreditation body recognized 35 schools worldwide across three categories: Engagement Across Disciplines, Engagement with Business and Engaging a Diverse community.

Published: 20 Feb 2017

SPF Spotlight: LEEDing Operations & Maintenance

The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra

February 16, 2017

 

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Published: 17 Feb 2017

Work with the McGill Office of Sustainability!

 

One of the most vital components of the work of the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is communicating with the wider community about our challenges and milestones on the path towards sustainability.

To help with this task, MOOS is hiring TWO interns:

 

 

 

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Published: 2 Feb 2017

Internship Opportunities with the McGill Office of Sustainability

Are you a motivated McGill student looking for meaningful part-time work? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is seeking to fill two intern positions this semester: a Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting Intern and a Waste Reduction and Diversion Intern....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

McGill creates Advisory Council on Sustainability

McGill Reporter | October 25, 2016

by: Toby Davine

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

On May 24-25, 2016, experts from the field of green (sustainable) chemistry gathered in Washington, DC, for a workshop on Sustainable Chemistry Technologies. The event was organized by the National Academy of Science’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology at the request of the United States General Accountability Office.

Published: 21 Sep 2016

McGill earns Gold rating in sustainability

Four years of innovative projects and collaborative action planning have upgraded McGill’s rating in sustainability to Gold in the newest version of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

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Published: 21 Sep 2016

The SPF Ambassador Program is Taking Applicants for 2016-2017!

Looking for a way to officially get involved with sustainability efforts at McGill this year?

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Published: 8 Aug 2016

Farming camp at Macdonald campus could cultivate love of agriculture

Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016 by: Victor Schukov

A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.

Read the full story here.

Published: 11 Jul 2016

Building Bike Lanes Could Slow Climate Change, New Research Finds

Momentum Mag | July 5, 2016

by: Hilary Angus

New research presented by scientists at McGill University suggests that the construction of safe bike infrastructure could significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emissions by offering potential motorists an attractive alternative to getting in their cars. 

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Published: 7 Jul 2016

McGill wins two international prizes for sustainable procurement

McGill Reporter | May 31, 2016

McGill has recently won two significant international awards for the five-year Sustainable Procurement Strategy it began to develop in 2013.

Read the full story here.

Published: 1 Jun 2016

New technique reclaims mercury from spent compact fluorescent light bulbs

Chemical and Engineering News | April 15, 2016

By: Melissa Pandika

Existing recovery methods often require high temperatures to evaporate the mercury, separating it from the other material inside the bulbs. Parisa A. Ariya of McGill University and her colleagues wanted to devise a technique that used natural, nontoxic compounds and minimal energy. Instead of heat, they used nanoparticles to trap the mercury.

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Published: 13 May 2016

Saving the Planet From Governments and Markets

The Huffington Post | May 9, 2016

by: Henry Mintzberg

Op Ed by Henry Mintzvberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, McGill University

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Published: 13 May 2016

À l’avant-garde de la chimie verte

Le Devoir | le 9 avril 2016

par: Claude Lafleur

Probablement que plus de 95 % de tout ce que nous utilisons dans une journée est le fruit d’un processus chimique, ainsi que l’essentiel de ce que nous mangeons, rapporte Bruce Lennox, professeur de chimie et doyen de la Faculté des sciences de l’Université McGill.

 

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Published: 19 Apr 2016

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