Updated: Mon, 07/22/2024 - 15:29

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Looking for part-time work in which you can gain skills and experience with a passionate team trying to make McGill a better place? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is hiring two new interns for the coming year: a Communications Intern and a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Intern.


1. Communications Intern:

Classified as: Sustainability, internships
Published on: 27 Mar 2018

The McGill Office of Sustainability and the Department of Buildings and Grounds is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Zero-waste Coordinator. 

McGill’s Waste Reduction and Diversion Task Force was established to identify opportunities to optimize McGill’s waste management system. This Task-Force has recently completed the new 2018-2025 Waste Reduction & Diversion Plan, and is seeking to hire a Zero-Waste Coordinator to implement this Plan. This individual will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of Plan implementation.

Classified as: Careers in Sustainability, McGill Office of Sustainability, waste
Published on: 8 Feb 2018

McGill Reporter | October 30, 2017
by: Toby Davine


McGill is the second greenest campus in Canada according to the 2017 Corporate Knights Green Campus Ranking.

Published on: 2 Feb 2018

The Bull & Bear | December 29, 2017
by: Joelle Moses

"Building upon the 2014-2016 Sustainability Action Plan, the new agenda not only addresses general sustainability within the institution, but incorporates an additional focus: climate change. The plan signifies McGill’s commitment to leading-by-example in the realm of global climate action."

Read the full story here

Published on: 19 Jan 2018

McGill Tribune | December 6, 2017
by: Andras Nemeth

After an extensive consultation process with over 500 McGill community members, the university launched its Climate & Sustainability Action Plan.

Read the full story here

Published on: 19 Jan 2018

Canadian Cycling Magazine | November 30, 2017
by: Todd Aalgaard

Expanding cycling facilities and infrastructure on campus is a component of McGill's overarching plan to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040. 

Read the full article here

Published on: 19 Jan 2018

Montreal Gazette | November 28, 2017
by: Katherine Wilton

"As part of its commitment to sustainability, the university will upgrade the energy systems in its buildings and increase bike parking across campus."

Read the full story here

Published on: 19 Jan 2018

The article below provides insights from Dr. Mark O'Malley, an ICUF Visiting Professor with McGill University's Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). Dr. O'Malley (from University College Dublin) coordinated the  recently released EASAC's policy-related report on "Valuing dedicated storage in electricity grids".

Published on: 22 Jun 2017

McGill Reporter | March 6, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff

Recently, the McGill Office of Sustainability brought together some 50 staff members to get outside and garden together as part of the Staff Community Garden project. Organizers want to give McGill staff a new way to connect, learn about gardening, and get engaged in other sustainability initiatives around campus.

Published on: 16 May 2017

**This message is sent on behalf of Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Rose Goldstein, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)

Dear Colleagues,

Classified as: Sustainability, safety, labs
Published on: 11 May 2017

Position Description:

Funded by McGill’s Sustainability Project Fund (SPF), The Little Free Library Initiative is looking for a project assistant. As a member of the coordinating committee, you will engage and network with fellow graduate students and faculty at McGill and other Canadian universities to help realize the project.

Classified as: Sustainability, jobs
Published on: 8 May 2017

McGill Reporter | April 28, 2017

On April 25, the city of Montreal and the Conseil régional de l’environnement honoured McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) with one of three prestigious awards at their annual Gala de reconnaissance en environnement et développement durable. The SPF was recognized in the Institutions and Enterprises category, for its innovative and inspiring work in financing the transition to sustainability on McGill campuses.

Published on: 1 May 2017

McGill Reporter | April 11, 2017

By: McGill Reporter Staff 

On April 3, the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) hosted its seventh annual Catalyst Awards Gala. Over 100 people gathered at the McCord Museum to celebrate individuals and teams who have made lasting contributions to the sustainability of the University.

Published on: 13 Apr 2017

Canadian researchers, including TISED Associate Director, Prof. Jeff Bergthorson (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alternative Fuels Laboratory, McGill University), believe metals could fuel a new clean energy era. Professor Berghtorson's team is in Sweden tonight to launch a clean energy experiment into space!

Classified as: energy, TISED, sustainable, space, combustion, Bergthorson, metal
Published on: 6 Apr 2017


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