Sustainability

Kalina Newmark brings an Indigenous lens to management in a Fortune 500 company

Published: 25Jul2022

As a brand manager for Starbucks’ Instant packaged coffee business, Kalina Newmark seeks to make each team member feel that their contribution is valued at the same level. It’s just one of the ways...

Clothing recycling programs do little to address fast fashion’s environmental impact

Published: 2Aug2022

Speed and variety. These are the pillars of the fast fashion model. Retailers like H&M and Zara seek to bring style to the masses by emulating the trends of Paris and Milan, but their model of...

New SEC reporting requirements will be a challenge for companies without strong CSR strategies

Published: 25Jul2022

With the specter of climate change looming large, the Securities and Exchange Commission has moved to standardize environmental and social governance reporting....

Spotlight on EMBA Scholarship for Managers of Indigenous Origin recipients

Published: 28Jun2022

Kimberly Quinn (BA’99, BA’01, EMBA’21) was on the lookout for new opportunities to learn when she came across the McGill-HEC Montréal Executive program, which stood out for its bilingual structure...

Taxing waste could help make fashion more sustainable

Published: 16Jun2022

Reducing waste can help lower the environmental impact of any business, and Javad Nasiry believes that policy can help achieve this. The fashion industry is a major source of carbon emissions, and...

CEO Éric Lachance is guiding Énergir toward a greener future

Published: 16Jun2022

The future of energy needs to be flexible, according to Éric Lachance (BCom’96), the CEO of Énergir. The company is seeking to replace natural gas with renewable energy generated by hydro, solar...

Government of Canada Deputy Minister encourages employees to seek practical ways to encourage reconciliation

Published: 8Jun2022

Talking about racism in the workplace can be uncomfortable, but that’s how you know that it is working, according to Gina Wilson, the Deputy Minister, Diversity and Inclusion and Youth and Senior...

Desautels alumnus is accelerating accessibility at Procter & Gamble

Published: 2Jun2022

Thibault Trancart (BCom'15), Desautels Faculty of Management's first blind graduate, is helping make one of the world’s biggest consumer goods companies more accessible. Trancart is a Manager in...

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