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McGill named among greenest employers

McGill has been named to the Canada's Greenest Employers list, a competition organized by the Canada's Top 100 Employers project.

In many ways, sustainability is embedded within McGill’s DNA through program offerings like the Bachelor in Commerce in Managing for Sustainability.

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Published: 17 Apr 2019

Now what? How to deal with climate change together

If major initiatives have been undertaken across sectors to combat climate change, the question arises how to consolidate these efforts for maximal impact?

Published: 4 Sep 2018

TeamMTL: A winning standout at Solar Decathlon China competition

TeamMTL, a collaboration between students and faculty from McGill University and Concordia University, competed against 22 international teams to construct the best solar-powered house.

Setting a winning record, the team won first prize in three categories, including Market Appeal, to which Roman Celac (BCom ’18) and Jiawei Lin (MBA ’18) were instrumental.

Published: 27 Aug 2018

MBA Next 50 Celebration

The Desautels community has come together for an amazing achievement. 

Thanks to incredible donor support, Desautels has a new home for our Masters programs - and extra space for our BCom students. 

Donors also created 34 new MBA awards for the #1 MBA Program in Canada and named more than 140 MBA Lockers.

Published: 26 Jun 2018

Desautels and FAES interdisciplinary research with McGill food startup and Montreal community organization highlighted at the 2018 Montreal Summit on Innovation (MSI)

Joëlle Rondeau, Research Assistant, McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE)

As part of C2 Montreal, the 2018 Montreal Summit on Innovation (MSI) showcased the social impacts of 10 collaborative research projects through an interactive circuit on May 23.

Published: 20 Jun 2018

Engaging Students with Food Industry and Community Stakeholders to Explore Innovation that Addresses Food Insecurity

By Nii Addy and Joëlle Rondeau

The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) and Impact Hub Montreal (IHM) supported Enactus McGill to organize

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Published: 12 Jan 2018

Multi-million dollar project to assess environmental risks of toxic chemicals

Assessing the risks that toxic chemicals pose to natural ecosystems is a major challenge, but the task is expected to become less daunting thanks to a new tool, referred to as EcoToxChip, which is being developed by McGill University researchers, including Desautels Professor Steve Maguire.

The $9.6 million initiative is one of 13 applied research projects selected to receive funding from Genome Canada.

Published: 19 Dec 2017

Applications now open for 2018 SEI Impact Internship Program

Applications are now open for the 2018 SEI Impact Internship Program!

Desautels BCom students and Montreal-based social-purpose organizations are invited to apply to the 2018 Impact Internship Program. 

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Published: 30 Nov 2017

Call for Integrated Management Student Fellows

Are you a Desautels student who would like to gain experience addressing organizational and societal challenges?

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) will appoint its first cohort of Integrated Management Student Fellows in the winter 201

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Published: 17 Nov 2017

Congratulations to Faculty Award recipients

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates the following individuals who are the latest to be granted a Faculty Award for the period of September 1, 2017-August 31, 2020. The Faculty Awards recognise demonstrated research achievement and encourage the pursuance of future academic endeavors.

Published: 10 Nov 2017

Desautels joins UN’s PRME initiative

The Desautels Faculty of Management has become a member of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative.  The faculty joins leading business and management schools from across the globe in working towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Published: 21 Sep 2017

Announcing the 2017 SEI Impact Internship Cohort

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2017 year. Now heading into its fifth consecutive year, the program pairs top McGill undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations for&nbs

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Published: 28 Apr 2017

Desautels brings sustainability to the fore

An interdisciplinary specialization offered by the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), in conjunction with the McGill School of Environment and the Department of Geography, is giving business students a head start in the increasingly sustainability-concerned business world.

Published: 20 Mar 2017

Shaun Donovan on leadership during economic crisis

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) recently hosted Shaun Donovan, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget of the United States Government under President Obama, as its latest Integrated Management Symposium speaker.

Published: 7 Mar 2017