Sustainability

12Sep202215:00
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Learn about the commercialization of research and the process of bringing ideas to market during a panel discussion featuring innovation industry experts from Anges Québec, Cycle Capital, Sustainable Development Technology Canada, and the McGill Office of Innovation and Partnerships. Hosted by the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) and its CleanTech research theme, the panel discussion will be followed by a student poster presentations and a reception.

About the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative

Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative, McGill Office of Sustainability, Sustainability Week, CleanTech, VC investment, Bicentennial
14Sep202209:00
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As a part of Sustainable Futures Festival, the McGill Sustainable Futures Festival Career Fair is your opportunity to connect with a career with a purpose and companies that align with your values. 

Students can engage by visiting Career Fair booths, speaking with organizations in small groups, and more! 

More details to come. 


How is your organization championing sustainability? Connect with top McGill talent at the Sustainable Futures Career Fair. 

Classified as: Sustainability, Careers in Sustainability, green careers, Bicentennial, career fair
14Sep202216:00
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Explore sustainability-related research, initiatives, and student groups at McGill during the Sustainability Soirée on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. in the Thomson House Ballroom. 

This evening of food, drinks, knowledge-sharing, and networking aims to create a more open, connected, and sustainable university. Meet with project teams who have received support from the Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF), as well as student and faculty researchers funded by the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI).

Classified as: Sustainability, office of sustainability, McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative, sustainability soiree, students, sustainability projects fund, sustainability fair
15Sep202211:00
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14:00

Addressing sustainability challenges requires cross-disciplinary collaborations – but what does it take to break down silos and forge fruitful relationships with other researchers? Join the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative for a presentation and discussion with Michael O’Rourke, professor of philosophy and director of the Toolbox Dialogue Initiative, a consulting and research group based at Michigan State University that investigates and facilitates collaborative, cross-disciplinary research. A lunch will follow the presentation. Registration is required.

Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Sustainable Systems Initiative, McGill Office of Sustainability, Michael O'Rourke, Sustainability Week, Bicentennial, Cross-disciplinary research
15Sep202217:30
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19:30

Celebrate outstanding contributions to sustainability at McGill at the 2022 Catalyst Awards Gala, hosted by the McGill Office of Sustainability, as we gather over food and drinks to toast the McGillians who have made our University a more sustainable place to work and study.

Network in person at the McCord Museum on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5:30 P.M. or honour our winners virtually at 6 P.M. via Zoom. 

Details to come.

Classified as: Sustainability, Bicentennial, office of sustainability, catalyst awards for sustainability, sustainability futures festival, Gala
12Sep2022
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16Sep2022

On Monday, Sept. 12, to welcome the new school year, elementary and high schools across Montreal and neighbouring cities will plant a tree (or two). This synchronous event will launch McGill’s Sustainable Futures Festival, providing a space for local community partners to come together and envision our collective future.

Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Office of Sustainability, McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative, Bicentennial, Sustainability Week, tree giving, plant giveaway
12Sep2022
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16Sep2022

McGill’s Bicentennial milestone is a significant occasion to highlight the importance of collaboration and innovation in sustainability, locally and beyond. 

In September, McGill University will be hosting the Sustainable Futures Festival, a week-long series of events that invite the McGill community, as well as partners and guests, to envision a collective future.

Events that McGill community members can look forward to include:

Classified as: office of sustainability, McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative, Bicentennial, Sustainability, Sustainability Week, plant giveaway, tree giveaway
16Sep2022

Back by popular demand! In collaboration with McGill’s Office of Sustainability, the Bicentennial Office is once again gifting thousands of potted plants, grown on the Macdonald campus farm, to the McGill and Montreal community.

Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Office of Sustainability, McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative, Bicentennial, plant giveaway, Sustainability Week
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