MSSI newsletter

McGill students and faculty learn how to bring innovations to market

19 Sep 2022

On the first day of the Sustainable Futures Festival, another first took place at an event hosted by the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative. For the first time since it launched in the fall...

Sus: An Urban Sustainability Explorer for Montreal

29 Apr 2022

A research project under the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative's Adapting Urban Environments research theme reached a significant milestone with the public launch of Sus, an online platform...

Recap: The MSSI Research Theme Symposium

17 Dec 2020

On November 9th and 10th, 2020 the four McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) research themes, along with the MSSI Hub, hosted the third annual MSSI Research Theme Symposium, bringing...

MSSI Metrics Workshop

11 Jun 2020

This February workshop on the use of metrics (i.e., goals, targets, indicators) in sustainability governance, led by Professor Jaye Ellis (Faculty of Law & co-lead with the Sustainability...

Transitional Justice and Climate Change – Prof. Sonja Klinsky

5 Jun 2020

In November, we hosted Professor Sonja Klinsky (School of Sustainability at Arizona State University) in collaboration with the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism. Her work looks at...

Sustainability Transitions Symposium

18 May 2020

In line with the launch of the fourth MSSI research theme, our 2019 event was centered on Sustainability Transitions (read more about the new theme here). Over 60 participants joined us for an...

Renewable Resources for a Sustainable Society – Prof. George Philippidis

4 May 2020

In October we hosted a talk on renewable resources and the bioeconomy featuring Professor George Philippidis, Associate Dean at the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South...

Charting a New Path along the Environmental Policy Tightrope - Prof. Kai Chan

19 Mar 2019

Kai Chan - an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented sustainability scientist trained in ecology, policy, and ethics research - was the first MSSI invited speaker of 2019.

Sustainability Soirée

30 Jan 2019

In January 2019, the MSSI co-hosted their first joint event with the McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS). This was an opportunity to showcase the various ways McGill is addressing sustainability...


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