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Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

Thu, 2015-09-10 17:30 - 19:00
Trottier Building : Room 1090, 3630 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C6

The growing demand for new products coupled with the rise in consumption in developing economies are straining the environment around the world. The major cause of continued deterioration in the global environment is unsustainable consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries.  However, there is strong evidence that transitioning to a sustainable economy and circular economy can lead to higher economic growth while reducing the impact on the environment. 

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RETScreen: Cleaner Energy Decisions

Fri, 2015-08-28 17:30 - 19:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 13, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

RETScreen, Natural Resources Canada's clean energy management software, helps businesses and governments alike to make cleaner energy decisions.

Used by over 442,000 people all over the world, taught in over 600 universities and colleges, available in 36 languages and developed in collaboration with NASA, the United Nations and the World Bank, RETScreen has already saved its users well over $8 billion and is making its mark in the fight against climate change.

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New Undergraduate Program Wins Award for Sustainability in Business Curricula

Thu, 2015-06-04 15:07

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) and Desautels faculty members who were recently named recipients of the 2014 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Integration of Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula, for conceiving and implementing the new Managing for Sustainability Major and Concentration (MSUS) programs for Bachelor of Commerce students at McGill University.

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Risk Management and the Game-Changing Role It Can Play for Green Chemistry

Wed, 2015-04-29 17:14

On March 3rd, 2015, Professor Steve Maguire, Director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), and Professor of Strategy & Organization in the Desautels Faculty of Management, presented as an invited lecturer at UCLA’s Global Business and Policy Forum. The event, focused on “Business, Law & Green Chemistry”, was jointly hosted by the Center for Global Management (UCLA Anderson School of Management) and the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy (UCLA School of Law).

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Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:53
2015 SIGC Winning Team

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly hosted a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

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BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability

Wed, 2015-04-01 17:30 - 19:30
Bronfman Building

Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? Please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.

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Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)
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Office Phone: 514-398-6061
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The Prevention, Substitution and Precautionary Principles: Conflict and Comity in Chemical Policy

Wed, 2015-03-25 13:00 - 14:30
Bronfman Building
Price: free
Tim Malloy

Tim Malloy, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, UCLA Sustainable Technology and Policy Program  

McGill Bronfman Building, Room 360, 1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal

Contact Information

Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Email:
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SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:29

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

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Information Session: BCom Major and Concentration in Managing for Sustainability

Tue, 2015-02-24 16:30 - 17:30
Bronfman Building

Are you interested in combining your managerial and business knowledge with a deep understanding of the interlinked economic, social and ecological challenges of achieving sustainability? Did you know that you can graduate with a McGill Desautels BCom degree while also having a solid foundation in the fundamentals of ecological and social systems? If so, please join us to learn about Desautels’ Managing for Sustainability programs, course offerings, and possible career paths in sustainability.     

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Risks and Responsibilities in the Chemistry Industry

Wed, 2015-01-21 17:45 - 18:45
Bronfman Building

Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Time: 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Location: Bronfman Building, Room 001

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