Workshops and Trainings

Want to learn more about Sustainability at McGill and how you can get involved? Join our office for a series of workshops and training sessions.

Students who participate in at least 2 workshops can also receive recognition on their Co-Curricular Record. 

Fall 2020 Workshops

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Climate Action at McGill

Thursday, October 29 2020 at 12:30 PM EDT
Audience: Students

This workshop gives an overview of the initiatives that McGill is taking to address climate related issues, including the ways in which greenhouse gas emissions are being recorded and how students can get involved in helping the University achieve its carbon footprint reduction ambition.

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Leading Sustainable Projects at McGill

Friday, November 13 2020 at 12:30 PM EST
Audience: Students

Do you have an idea for social or environmental change, but aren't sure how exactly to make it happen? Project management skills are the superpowers to turning an idea into reality. In this one hour workshop, participants will learn basic tools to start their own sustainability initiatives.

Embedding Climate and Sustainability in the Workplace

Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 1:30 PM EST
Audience: Staff & Faculty

In this training, participants will learn about key sustainability concepts and how to incorporate these dimensions into their role. Whether working remotely or in the office, participants can learn how to apply sustainability best practices, behaviour change frameworks, and tools to foster environmental and social change

Waste: What Goes Where?

November 9, 2020 at 2 PM EST
Audience: Staff & Faculty

Have you ever had questions about how waste is managed at McGill? This training will inform participants of how campus waste streams work, how to properly sort materials, and how this may differ from a remote working location. Participants will leave with best practices and a better understanding McGill’s waste reduction strategy.

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