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
The student-run initiative “ECOLE” (Educational COmmunity Living Environment) is working to transform a MORE house into a space for sustainable living to open in September 2014. Published on January 20 2014 | Bull and BearWritten by Tess Wrobleski
Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique. Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de MontréalWritten by Ewan Sauves
Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal. Published January 14 2014 | McGill TribuneWritten 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
Qu’ils vivent dans le Grand Nord canadien, au Pérou ou en Ouganda, les peuples autochtones sont les premiers à pâtir du réchauffement du climat. Published January 04 2014 | Le DevoirWritten by Amélie Daoust-Boisvert
Listen to the full broadcast below Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community. Listen to the full broadcast.
Founded in 2009, the SPF is a beacon of collaboration between McGill students and administration. Published November 18 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Jaspreet Pannu
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint. Published by Earth Island JournalWritten by Megan Tady Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.
A look into Vision 2020 Published November 18 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.
Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le DélitWritten by William MazurekVisual by Khoa Doan
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 BearWritten by Alvin Chauhan
On International Day, UN Secretary-General calls for protection of natural resources in war-torn countries
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the importance of protecting the environment in times of armed conflict, and stressed that strong natural resource governance can help prevent conflict and contribute to long-term peace. Published November 6 2013 | UN News CentreWritten by UN News
Key modifications urged for Québec energy policy