Sustainability in research: The Barrett lab on treading lightly in the field

Biological research is crucial to understanding the environmental impacts of the climate crisis, but oftentimes this research involves disrupting the environment it is trying to understand and protect. This is why the Barrett lab decided to focus on how to make their research more sustainable.

Published: 28 Feb 2023

New module makes sustainability education available to all McGill students

Creating a Brighter Future: Sustainability at McGill was designed to help students engage with the topic regardless of their field of study.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

HR leads by example with the McGill Sustainable Workplace Certification program

Department-wide sustainability objective encourages accessible, equitable, and environmentally conscious decision making.

McGill Human Resources (HR) is walking the walk, reaffirming their commitment to sustainability with the Sustainable Workplace Certification program.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

McGill launches new Sustainable Labs Guide to help researchers implement greener practices

At a research-intensive university like McGill, laboratories play a critical role both in advancing solutions for a sustainable future and making its campuses environmentally responsible places to study and work.

Published: 11 Jan 2023

McGill named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for fifth consecutive year

By: McGill Office of Sustainability/Human Resource

Originally published in the McGill Reporter on April 20, 2022

McGill Reporter Article

McGill has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the fifth consecutive year, Mediacorp Canada announced earlier today.

Published: 25 Apr 2022

Become MOOS' new Climate and Sustainability Strategy Intern

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Office Assistant C (Climate & Sustainability Intern)


Published: 19 Dec 2019

Become MOOS' new Sustainability Projects Fund Intern

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Office Assistant C (Sustainability Projects Fund Intern)


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Published: 13 Nov 2019

McGill students solve sustainability problems through Applied Student Research program

McGill Reporter | October 24, 2019

By: Samantha Ling

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Published: 4 Nov 2019

McGill’s sustainability programs awarded top prize for staff engagement

McGill Reporter | September 9, 2019

By: Kelsey Litwin

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McGill’s has won the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Campus Sustainability Achievement Award for its sustainability engagement programs, together referred to as the Ladder of Engagement.

Published: 24 Sep 2019

Incoming students met with a sustainable welcome at McGill Frosh events

McGill Reporter | September 17, 2019

By: Kelsey Litwin

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This fall, nine faculty and department Frosh attained Gold-level Sustainable Event Certification.

Published: 24 Sep 2019

The Office of Sustainability is hiring a Graphic Design intern!

Internship Opportunity with McGill Office of Sustainability

POSITION: Graphic Design Intern (Communications Assistant C)

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Published: 9 Sep 2019

Become a 2019-2020 Sustainable Events Consultant!

The Office of Sustainability is recruiting Sustainable Events Consultant for the 2019-2020 academic year!

As a volunteer with the Sustainable Events Consultant team, you will liaise with event organizers in the McGill community to ensure that they are organized in the most sustainable way possible. By utilizing both online and print resources, you will help event organizers gain access to knowledge about sustainable resources, and help ensure best practices at events.

Published: 20 Aug 2019

McGill recognized as International Sustainability Institution of the Year

McGill Reporter | July 17, 2019

By: Kelsey Litwin

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McGill was named the International Green Gown Award’s Sustainability Institution of the Year for its “ambitious yet realistic’ Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy.

Published: 18 Jul 2019

McGill is hiring a SDG Campus Coordinator

McGill, as a member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), is looking to appoint a SDG Campus Coordinator for the 2019-2020 academic year. The coordinator’s role will be to raise student awareness of the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs), mobilise students/student clubs around the SDGs and act as a point of contact between McGill student body and the SDSN Youth.

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Published: 20 Jun 2019


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