Delve: Why Accounting Holds the Key to Successful Sustainability Initiatives, with Brian Wenzel

Published: 5 June 2023

What does accounting have to do with sustainability? Essentially, everything. Just as research and regulations around sustainability have expanded in recent years, so has sustainability accounting,...

Delve: AI-griculture, A High-Tech Approach to Decarbonizing Agricultural Food Supply Chains

Published: 20 April 2023

One of the largest contributors to climate change worldwide, the agricultural food supply chain crosses international borders and reaches across industries and sectors. Reducing its environmental...

Professor Nasiry awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Published: 18 April 2023

Congratulations to Javad Nasiry, Professor in Operations Management who was awarded a 2022-2023 SSHRC Insight Development Grant “Analytical Models for Electronics Waste Management”

New challenge drives awareness of the environmental impact of clothing

Published: 21 March 2023

We all need to wear clothing, but the environmental impact of purchasing clothing is significant, and a new initiative asks people to reflect on their own consumption. Participants in the New...

Alumni webcast: Why does everything cost so much?

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 12:00to13:00

From droughts in California to Covid lockdowns in China, events occurring thousands of kilometres away are having a profound impact on household economies, hindering our ability to put healthy food...

2023 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference

Saturday, June 24, 2023toMonday, June 26, 2023

"Artificial Intelligence + Operations" /desautelsCategory: Desautels alumni Desautels Faculty of Management

Clothing repairs and thrifting can help reduce the environmental footprint of the clothing you wear

Published: 21 December 2022

Clothing companies used to offer just a few collections each year. Today, fast fashion companies like H&M or Zara offer dozens. One way they accomplish this is by reducing the quality of their...

Circular economy can help mitigate environmental impact of frenzied Black Friday shopping

Published: 2 December 2022

Black Friday offers cut-rate deals, but low prices can come with a high environmental cost. If shoppers don’t make choices wisely, their purchases could end up in the landfill.

Clothing recycling programs do little to address fast fashion’s environmental impact

Published: 2 August 2022

Speed and variety. These are the pillars of the fast fashion model. Retailers like H&M and Zara seek to bring style to the masses by emulating the trends of Paris and Milan, but their model of...


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