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How Nike ran with the notion of environmental sustainability

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail, speaks to [associate professor] Glen Dowell from the [Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management] at Cornell University.

Feb. 04, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
By: Karl Moore

Published: 9Feb2014

3rd annual SSMU Sustainability Case Competition application deadline


How would you sustainably invest $10 million?

Applications for the 3rd annual SSMU Sustainability Case Competition are due January 24th at 11:59pm, and this year’s topic is sustainable investments.

Student-Run Café opens for business

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

Published: 17Jan2014

New research establishes link between CSR and financial performance

A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance.

Published January 07 2014 | Angel News

Published: 13Jan2014

Sustainability Projects Budget

Status: ONGOING 

The Sustainability Projects Budget was allocated to fund the Office of Sustainability Interns who worked with the Projects, and contributed to the projects in a variety of ways. Broadly, the interns focused on adhering to the Office of Sustainability's mission for the Fund, and all sustainability at McGill.

SPF Support Position (SP0081)

Status: COMPLETED July 2011 - March 2013

As the number of SPF projects grew, so did the need for more staff. In order to meet this need, the SPF hired Jennifer Cox as support staff, specifically in order to help expedite, organize, and report back on each project’s finances.

Sustainability Case Competition (SP0066)

Status: COMPLETED September 2011 - March 2012

The undergraduate faculty presidents brought about the idea of creating a case competition centred on the design of an environmentally, financially, and socially sustainable café. The goals are to: (1) create McGill-wide collaboration among students on an issue pertaining to sustainability; and (2) to provide students with the opportunity to collaborate with one another as well as with professionals from industry.

Meatless Mondays (SP0006)

Status: COMPLETED April 2010 - October 2010

Meatless Monday McGill (MMM), part of the international Meatless Monday campaign, is promoting a meat-free diet one day per week for the associated health and environmental benefits.