Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule.
Health Management Seminar: TB or not TB: improving access to novel tuberculosis technologies in India
TB or not TB: improving access to novel tuberculosis technologies in India
Prof Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD
Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry: Engaging Graduate Students Outside of Disciplinary Silos
Green chemistry is a rapidly growing area of interest for industry as companies face increased regulatory requirements, supply constraints, and consumer demands for sustainable products. Business innovation is a powerful means to achieve sustainable development, but challenges associated with marketability of clean technologies must be considered for effective implementation.
Authors: Hardy, C., Maguire, S.
Publication: Academy of Management Review
4th Annual Public Lecture on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry
From clean materials to business success
The third installation of McGill Innovation Week took place in November 2015, featuring nineteen events which integrated McGill students and faculty with the local Montreal innovation community.
The environmentalists and green groups at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, which starts today in Paris, will inevitably call for better leadership on sustainability issues. They will not have to travel far to find those willing to teach them.
Green topics become the norm
The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Montreal, “normalised” the climate-change issue as a core topic a long time ago, says Steve Maguire, director of the school’s institute for integrated management.
On October 22, 2015, alumni and friends came together at the Faculty Club to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the naming of the Desautels Faculty of Management.
At the event, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier presented Dr. Marcel Desautels (CM, O.Ont., LLD’07) with the prestigious James McGill Keys for laying the foundations for knowledge, innovation and scholastic inquiry to grow and flourish.
On November 13, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship co-sponsored a half-day workshop on social entrepreneurship. Entitled “Social Entrepreneurship: Designing your career, your enterprise, and your impact”, the event featured a broad range of attendees – from those new to the concept of entrepreneurship to established entrepreneurs.
On November 12, 2015, researchers from across McGill campuses convened to promote connection and collaboration on the topic of climate change in advance of the potentially historic Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris, France. COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will be negotiating towards a solution which keeps global warming below 2°C through a legally binding and universal agreement on climate.