McGill has been named to the Canada's Greenest Employers list, a competition organized by the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.
In many ways, sustainability is embedded within McGill’s DNA through program offerings like the Bachelor in Commerce in Managing for Sustainability.
Read more in the McGill Reporter
Congratulations to the student-led Desautels Sustainability Network (DSN) who received a Catalyst Award from the McGill Office of Sustainability this week under the category of Sustainability in Connectivity & Governance!
Professor Dror Etzion, along with McGill University colleagues Jaye Ellis (Law) and Catherine Potvin (Biology), has been selected to co-lead a research project under the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI).
Paulo Caputo (MBA - Global Strategy & Leadership), Sandra Chang (MBA - Finance, Global Strategy & Leadership), Aditya Chinnakonda (MBA - Business Analytics), Loïc Eloy (BCom - Managing for Sustainability), Maxime Lakat (BCom - Managing for Sustainability), Mari Claire Paoli (BCom - Economics), and Priscille Raynaud (B Arts - Political Science)
Universities are actively rethinking their programming to include a strong focus on sustainability; one such example is the newly launched Bensadoun School of Retail Management, which will aim to foster sustainable consumption and healthy societies through research and teaching.
Congratulations to Desautels MBA students who won first and second place at the John Molson Sustainable Business Plan Competition, along with the two coach’s awards.
The competition unfolded on October 27 among eight teams from McGill, Concordia and HEC Montréal collectively.
Read a summary of the team members and their winning proposals below.
The Desautels Sustainability Network (DSN) registered the greatest amount of students among ten student clubs from Montreal’s six main universities to the Desjardins Coopérathon, the world’s largest open-innovation challenge.
Laura Botelho de Carvalho, who previously worked in an environmental consulting firm, has just begun her MBA studies at the Desautels Faculty of Management.
In an interview with Poets & Quants she talks about her experience in the program so far and what made her choose Desautels over three other leading Canadian business schools.
The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program has announced the winners of the 2017 Ideas Worth Teaching Award, an annual prize that recognizes teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that is redefining excellence in business education.
The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) will appoint its first cohort of Integrated Management Student Fellows in the winter 201
The Desautels Faculty of Management has become a member of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. The faculty joins leading business and management schools from across the globe in working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
TeamMTL, the joint McGill-Concordia team developing the Deep Performance Dwelling for the Solar Decathlon China, has just received $250,000 from Hydro-Quebec to help the team get to the competition in 2018. The money will be used to finish construction of the team’s entry, which is a row-house designed to be net-zero energy and sustainably built, yet affordable and comfortable to live in.
New Deal Brewing Co. co-owner Daleyne Guay (EMBA’2016) says that, over the past five years, microbews have risen to 8.9% of the Quebec market, while the majors have lost 1% per year and imports have taken up the space in-between. Within this context, Mr. Guay is on a mission to make you to reach for one of his Boldwin beers before you grab that next Stella Artois.
Now in its fourth edition, Corporate Knights’ Future 40 ranking is a yearly roundup of companies and organizations that are transitioning towards a low-carbon future. The list heavily reflects Ontario-based companies and utilities, but there is also a lot of representation from Canada’s mining sector and medium-sized oil and gas producers, all of which are pivoting towards greater sustainability in their production processes.
A joint McGill-Concordia effort has won a $50,000 federal grant to bring its innovative row-house design to the International Solar Decathlon in China next year. TeamMTL’s design takes aim at the growing affordable-urban-housing crisis, successfully marrying energy efficiency and sustainability with comfort and affordability.