The Integrated Management Symposium Series explores management through intimate conversations between prominent McGill academics and world leaders in their fields. The series encourages participants to broaden their perspective in order to address the significant ecological, social, and economic challenges facing today's societies.
These free symposia are generously supported by our benefactor, Marcel Desautels, C.M., LLD’07.
Business Leadership in the Era of Energy Transition
The global transition to net-zero requires significant changes in the way businesses operate and grow. How can business leaders successfully manage this transition? What are its opportunities and risks for businesses? And what role do corporate boards and investors play in overseeing and encouraging the transition?
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023
5:30 - 7:00 pm (Doors open at 5:00 pm); Reception will follow from 7:00-8:00 pm
McGill Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 McTavish St, Montreal, Qc H3A 1X9
This event will take place in English & French with translators and is free and open to the public.
This symposium featured Janet Drysdale, Vice President Investor Relations & Sustainability for Canadian National Railway (CN) and Bertrand Millot, Head of Sustainability for Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ). A collaboration between the Institute of Corporate Directors (IAS, Québec chapter), the Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI), MDIIM and Delve, the symposium was moderated by Suzanne Rancourt, Corporate Director, iA Groupe Financier, WSP, Institute of Corporate Directors (IAS, Québec chapter) and Sebastien Betermier, Associate Professor of Finance at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. This event will also be livestreamed.
Brought to you by MDIIM & Delve, Business Leadership in the Era of Energy Transition is part of the Integrated Management Symposium series. Guests are invited to broaden their perspective to address the significant ecological, social, and economic challenges facing today's societies. For any questions, please contact sofia.chaudruc [at] mcgill.ca (subject: MDIIM%20symposium)
The Road to Net Zero: November 2, 2022
Banks and institutional funds are increasingly committing to achieve net-zero carbon targets. What does the road to net-zero look like, and how should we overcome the roadblocks?
This symposium on The Road to Net Zero marked the opening ceremony of the sixth edition of the McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC) and featured Fanny Doucet, CFA, Managing Director & Head, Sustainable Finance at Scotiabank and Lori Kerr, CEO of FinDev Canada.
The event, in collaboration with the Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI), was moderated by Sebastien Betermier, Associate Professor of Finance at Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. This event was livestreamed.
Brought to you by MDIIM, The Road to Net Zero is part of the Integrated Management Symposium series. Guests were invited to broaden their perspective to address the significant ecological, social, and economic challenges facing today's societies. For any questions, please contact mdiim.mgmt [at] mcgill.ca
The McGill family muses on the future of the university: September 1, 2022
A celebration of the principalship of Suzanne Fortier
Principal Emerita Suzanne Fortier engaged in a reflective conversation with Professor Henry Mintzberg and Susan Mintzberg, doctoral student in Social Work, on their shared perspective of the university in the 21st century. The discussion, moderated by Professor Saku Mantere, covered research, dissemination, education, and administration. Open to on-stage reflection and a Q&A with attendees, the symposium was a venue for critical thinking about how to move collaboratively into the future. View recording of event.