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The global challenge for water supply: is seawater desalination a sustainable solution?

Wed, 2016-10-26 13:30 - 15:00
EV Building, Concordia University : Room EV- 2.260, 1515 Sainte Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC , H3G 2W1
Price: FREE

Prof. Menachem Elimelech
Roberto Goizueta Professor of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, and Director of the Environmental Program

An AEESP Distinguished Lecture and part of the ENCS Distinguished Speaker Series

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Nitrogen, Nitrogen Footprints and their Management

Fri, 2016-11-18 14:30 - 18:00
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: FREE

This event is being hosted by the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy (TISPP), within the Faculty of Science at McGill University. This is free, open to the public, no registration required. Full program below. For questions, tim [dot] moore [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email Prof. Tim Moore, Director of TISPP)

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Contact: Tim Moore
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Walrus Talks: Energy

Thu, 2016-10-13 19:00 - 21:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall Theatre, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: FREE (RSVP req'd)

cailin [at] thewalrus [dot] ca (RSVP NOW! Seats are filling up!) Reception will follow!

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Two McGill Professors Participate in Prestigious Workshop on Green Chemistry

Wed, 2016-09-21 14:56

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.

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McGill earns Gold rating in sustainability

Wed, 2016-09-21 12:48

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).

Among other achievements, the increasing integration of sustainability in curriculum, research, dining services, and purchasing helped McGill achieve Gold. The last time McGill reported to STARS, a self-reported assessment tool developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), in 2012, it earned a silver rating.

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McGill Open Forum on Sustainability - Forum 1

Fri, 2016-09-23 15:00 - 17:00
Chancellor Day Hall : Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

This September, members of the McGill Community are invited to participate in a series of open meetings to explore ways to create a "comprehensive climate action plan" to reduce our carbon footprint, expand initiatives in sustainability research a

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Finding inspiration in the EMBA Sustainability Module and turning a final paper into a business

Thu, 2016-07-28 12:55

From EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal, July 26, 2016:

"Last week, Clément Joubert, pianist, former director of the McGill Conservatory and a 2015 McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA graduate, launched Men’s Seasons, a new range of skincare products designed for men, which meets the seasonally specific needs of the skin. The products are made in Quebec and sold online.

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Desautels Alumni Giving Back: Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom ’92 and Senior Director of Sustainability for Office Depot

Tue, 2016-05-24 13:49

On March 17-18, 2016, Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom '92 and Senior Director of Sustainability for Office Depot Inc. visited his alma mater to impart his knowledge and lessons learned through leading global sustainability efforts. Mr. Siddiqui spoke in several Desautels classes, providing insight on understanding the B2B Green Marketing and Purchasing Landscape to strategies for stakeholder engagement and community consultation when introducing sustainability into operations.

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DISE's Professor Mindy Carter, Mitchell McLarnon receive support for outdoor education initiatives

Tue, 2016-05-17 12:49

Professor Mindy R. Carter and PhD candidate Mitchell McLarnon, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, received support recently for two initiatives connected to outdoor education and education for sustainable development with McGill's Faculty of Education.

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