McGill Reporter | April 3, 2019 By: Neal McDevitt
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At City Hall on Tuesday, Mayor Valérie Plante announced that her office is taking steps to reduce the impact that air travel by herself and city officials has on the environment – and she challenged all Montreal institutions to follow suit.
McGill Reporter | April 15, 2019 By: Kelsey Litwin
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For the second year in a row, McGill was named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers.
McGill Reporter | March 19, 2019 by: Shona Watt
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The McGill-HEC Montreal Executive MBA program proved its dedication to its 10th Anniversary Celebration’s theme of Building Future-Readiness by becoming the University’s 100th Sustainable Event.
McGill Reporter | March 19, 2019 by: Neale McDevitt
On March 22, 2018 – World Water Day – McGill announced that it planned to eliminate the sale of single-use plastic water bottles on campus by the end of May 2019. This represents 85,000 bottles per year.
McGill Reporter | February 22, 2019 by: Neale McDevitt
"Minister McKenna was on campus to announce the Federal government’s support of the University’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The government is investing up to $1.8 million to help McGill upgrade its heating equipment and distribution system, upgrades that will reduce fuel consumption, reduce emissions and make the local air cleaner."
The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) is looking for a Faculty representative to sit on its Working Group (WG) starting in Fall 2018 for a two-year mandate.
The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) is looking for a PGSS representative to sit on its Working Group starting in September 2018 for a one- to two-year mandate. The PGSS representative would be one of eight Working Group members, who ensure that the SPF meets its mandate to build a culture of sustainability on McGill campuses through the development and seed-funding of interdisciplinary projects.
As a follow-up to the creation of the McGill Sustainable Labs Guide last year, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Sustainable Labs Award and we are inviting you to apply.
McGill Reporter | April 12, 2018 by: Toby Davine
The Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF), the $900,000 a year fund dedicated to supporting sustainability projects on McGill’s campuses, will continue for an additional five years.
McGill Reporter | April 4, 2018 by: Monica Allaby
McGill Reporter | March 21, 2018 by: Toby Davine
Looking for part-time work in which you can gain skills and experience with a passionate team trying to make McGill a better place? The McGill Office of Sustainability (MOOS) is hiring two new interns for the coming year: a Communications Intern and a Sustainability Projects Fund (SPF) Intern.
1. Communications Intern:
The McGill Office of Sustainability and the Department of Buildings and Grounds is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Zero-waste Coordinator.
McGill Reporter | October 30, 2017 by: Toby Davine
McGill is the second greenest campus in Canada according to the 2017 Corporate Knights Green Campus Ranking.
The Bull & Bear | December 29, 2017 by: Joelle Moses
"Building upon the 2014-2016 Sustainability Action Plan, the new agenda not only addresses general sustainability within the institution, but incorporates an additional focus: climate change. The plan signifies McGill’s commitment to leading-by-example in the realm of global climate action."