How has the growth and spread of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) impacted struggles for social and environmental justice in the 21st century?
Please join co-editor Aziz Choudry, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, and contributor Brewster Kneen for insights and challenges of the NGO model, and the feasibility of alternatives!
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather
Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.
They crave an alternative. But what should it look like? And how will we get there? Detroit is a city on the front-lines of neoliberal and ecological devastation. It is also a laboratory for alternatives.
In this lecture, Stephen Lewis will draw on his extensive international experience to illustrate the power of advocacy in the fight for social justice, global health and equality.
Mr. Lewis is the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.
Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus.
Published October 22 2013 | Globe and Mail
Written by Jennifer Lewington