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Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (SP0028)

Status: COMPLETED April 2010 - January 2011

Established in 2003, the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) is a student-­‐initiated and student-­‐run annual conference borne through business students answering the increasingly pressing call for action in the environmental and social pheres of our business world. The conference invites leading experts from corporations, nongovernment organizations and academia to speak to students and provide them with the tools and knowledge they need to help ensure a sustainable future. DBCS focuses on the three realms of sustainability that affect and are affected by business practices: social, economic and environmental. The conference consists of several different components each working in tandem with our  mission. Allaspects of  the event are designed to create and strengthen a culture of sustainability within both the  McGill, and Montreal communities. Workshop presentations, keynote speakers, and  the sustainability fair educate conference participants, while interactive workshops, and speaker  panels engage them in  creating real and applicable solutions to our growing environmental problems. 

For further information conerning this project, or to get in touch with its members, please contact the krista [dot] houser [at] mcgill [dot] ca (SPF Administration Team).
Visit the DBCS website