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.
Looking for a relaxing activity to help you unwind? Help us make the Brown Building green! Take a break, sow some seeds, and learn about accessible, sustainable food production.
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."
Two McGill chemistry professors, Theo van de Ven and Jean-Philip Lumb, have developed a new way to make textiles from cellulose, the basic building block of plants, in a breakthrough that has the potential to revitalize Canada’s forestry industry.
A new type of cellulose nanoparticle, invented by McGill University researchers, is at the heart of a more effective and less environmentally damaging solution to one of the biggest challenges facing water-based industries: preventing the buildup of scale.
McGill University marine ecologist Jennifer Sunday is bringing cutting-edge DNA analysis to the formidable task of tracking ocean species along Canada’s Pacific coast.
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