McGill University manages a stock of buildings of over 600,000 m² which are on average fifty years of age and older. A leader in education and research, McGill is characterized by very research-intensive activities, a travelling population, and high energy intensity.
Are you interested in increasing the sustainability of events on campus?
Do you want to be part of a team of motivated students?
The McGill Sustainable Events project is hiring volunteers for the Sustainable Events Ambassador team! Join a group of like-minded students who will liaise with event organizers to ensure that their events are organized more sustainably--including social, economic and environmental considerations.
Apply by March 12th for the opportunity to change the culture of event planning on campus!
McGill Reporter | Feb. 28, 2017
By: Toby Davine
After six months, 11 consultation events, and hundreds of ideas gathered online and in person, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is inviting the McGill community to share their thoughts on possible targets for the Vision 2020 Sustainability and Climate Action Plan.
Looking for part-time work where you can geek out in spreadsheets and flex your organization skills? Consider joining the McGill Office of Sustainability team as a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Administrative Intern!
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is one of three Canadian institutions honoured by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in its 2017 Innovations That Inspire list. All together, the accreditation body recognized 35 schools worldwide across three categories: Engagement Across Disciplines, Engagement with Business and Engaging a Diverse community.
The Sandbox | by: Mandakini Chandra
February 16, 2017
One of the most vital components of the work of the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is communicating with the wider community about our challenges and milestones on the path towards sustainability.
To help with this task, MOOS is hiring TWO interns:
1. Website Intern:
a savvy and assertive individual who will create content for the MOOS website and ensure that all pages are accurate and up-to-date.
Are you a motivated McGill student looking for meaningful part-time work? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is seeking to fill two intern positions this semester: a Sustainability Monitoring and Reporting Intern and a Waste Reduction and Diversion Intern. The successful candidate with get to work with a dynamic, supportive and caring team to help grow the sustainability movement at McGill. See PDF attachments below for more details.
McGill Reporter | October 25, 2016
by: Toby Davine
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.
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.
Yalmaz Siddiqui, BCom’92, has made a name for himself by championing responsible corporate behaviour. And now he finds himself in Las Vegas, the fabled “Sin City,” a place not exactly renowned for showcasing responsible behaviour of any sort.
Looking for a way to officially get involved with sustainability efforts at McGill this year?
For the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year, the SPF team is looking for highly motivated students to become SPF Ambassadors who will help us raise awareness of the SPF among McGill undergraduates.
Since 2010, The Sustainability Projects Fund has been building a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.
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.
Montreal Gazette | July 6, 2016
by: Victor Schukov
A friend realized his life’s dream through one of the generous programs offered by the MacDonald campus of McGill University in Saint Anne-de-Bellevue.
Read the full story here.