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Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has been elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost. 

Classified as: Centraide, McGill, dilson rassier, education, Fundraising, community, charity
Published on: 3 Oct 2016

Two outstanding contributors to Montreal community organizations will be honoured at McGill’s fall convocation ceremonies. Marvin Corber and Robert B. Winsor will both receive Doctor of Laws honorary degrees. 

Classified as: community, Montreal, Corber, honorary degrees, Winsor
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Published on: 22 Oct 2014

A professor at the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Elena Bennett, spends much of her research time looking at the ways ecosystems interact and provide multiple services for people.

Published on January 21 2014 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale Devitt 

Classified as: community, Research
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Published on: 23 Jan 2014

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

Classified as: community, Geography, Research, social justice, Robinson, UBC
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Published on: 23 Jan 2014

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 Bear
Written by Tess Wrobleski

Classified as: community, Research, education, academics, asr, ECOLE, hub
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Published on: 23 Jan 2014

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 Montréal
Written by Ewan Sauves

Classified as: community, food, education
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Published on: 23 Jan 2014

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

Classified as: community, food, finance, social justice
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Published on: 17 Jan 2014

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

Classified as: community, finance, social justice
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Published on: 13 Jan 2014

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

Classified as: community, social justice, divest
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Published on: 13 Jan 2014

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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.

Classified as: community, energy, materials, land
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Published on: 21 Nov 2013

Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.

Published by Earth Island Journal
Written 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.

Classified as: community, energy
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Published on: 21 Nov 2013

A look into Vision 2020

Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written 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.

Classified as: community, Research, education, vision 2020, operations, Connectivity, Governance and Administration
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Published on: 21 Nov 2013

Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues

Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le Délit
Written by William Mazurek
Visual by Khoa Doan

Classified as: community, McGill Daily
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Published on: 14 Nov 2013

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 Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan

Classified as: community, social justice, Bull and Bear
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Published on: 14 Nov 2013

Safety, environmental racism discussed

Published on October 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Mark Tartamella

On October 10, CKUT 90.3FM and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund hosted the second installment of “Under the Weather,” a monthly series focusing on climate change.

Classified as: community, energy, CKUT
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Published on: 20 Oct 2013

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