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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...

Louis Morissette’s career combines business training with comedic instincts

Published: 16Jun2022

When Louis Morissette (BCom’95) was studying at Desautels, he was also performing in comedy shows. And when he went to the École Nationale de l’humour, he found himself wondering what the business...

Serge Postigo stars in the Paris adaptation of Mel Brooks’ award-winning musical The Producers

Published: 16Jun2022

When The Producers launched on Broadway in 2001, it took home the Tony Award for Best Musical. Its French adaptation repeated the feat at this year’s Molière awards, which recognize achievement in...

Liette Vigneault honoured with Women in Communications and Technology Leader Award

Published: 16Jun2022

Women in Communications and Technology celebrated its 30th anniversary with a gala event that recognized the contributions of leaders who have championed women in Canada’s innovation industries....

After more than forty years with the IOC, Dick Pound is retiring

Published: 16Jun2022

While he was still a law student, Dick Pound (BCom’62, BCL’67) competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. But that was only the beginning of the Desautels alumnus’ decades-long involvement in the...

HITLAB is using artificial intelligence to identify the hit songs of the future

Published: 16Jun2022

A hit song can capture lightning in a bottle, but what is the exact mix of characteristics that make one song a global phenomenon - and another a hidden gem. There has always been a bit of alchemy...

Ann-Sophie Bettez inducted into McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Published: 16Jun2022

The McGill Sports Hall of Fame is honouring Desautels graduate Ann-Sophie Bettez (BCom '11) as part of its Class of 2022. Bettez’s induction follows a decorated university hockey career in which...

Celebrating excellence in teaching at Desautels

Published: 10Jun2022

Across programs and subject areas, the Desautels Faculty of Management recognizes the vital role that teaching plays in enriching the student experience and in inspiring the next generation of...

Delve: Can Loyalty in Investor Relationships Calm the Competitive Disruption of ETFs?

Published: 9Jun2022

On the surface, the Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is a relatively straightforward concept, but it has become a major disruptor in the sphere of money management. In the past few years, mutual fund...

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