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Envisioning a More Sustainable McGill

With the climate crisis upon us it is important we all feel empowered to act, and according to the United Nations, a lack of sustainability literacy discourages individuals from becoming committed to building a sustainable future and prevents them from making informed decisions. Improving sustainability literacy and education empowers individuals to act responsibly when it … Continue reading "Envisioning a More Sustainable McGill"

June 10, 2024


Inclusive Physical Space Framework

The Inclusive Physical Space Framework is an open resource document focusing on design principles and strategies to create sustainable, accessible, and wellness-focused physical space on campus. It leverages existing technical standards and the value proposition of the campus community to help design decision-makers identify what is essential to include in a physical building to meet … Continue reading "Inclusive Physical Space Framework"

June 10, 2024


HONK: Mobile Parking App Forwarding the University’s Accessibility, Safety, and Sustainability Goals

In the midst of a global pandemic, and in anticipation of the return of students, faculty, staff and community to the university campus (22,000 students and 8,000 employees), the University of Victoria’s (UVic’s) parking team identified the need to ensure safety and campus accessibility while continuing to advance campus sustainability. Before the pandemic, UVic’s Parking … Continue reading "HONK: Mobile Parking App Forwarding the University’s Accessibility, Safety, and Sustainability Goals"

June 10, 2024


Roots – Building capacity in B.C’s Food Service Sector to increase the use of local foods

The SFU Roots Program, a comprehensive initiative in British Columbia, aims to fortify the local food system by infusing more plant-based, locally sourced ingredients into food operations. Beyond the confines of SFU, the program extends its impact across the BC public sector. By focusing on skills development, knowledge dissemination, and raising awareness, Roots empowers food … Continue reading "Roots – Building capacity in B.C’s Food Service Sector to increase the use of local foods"

June 10, 2024


Hélène Desmarais Building: A Stakeholder-Driven Project

When constructing a new building in a historic, urban area — as HEC Montréal did with the Hélène Desmarais Building, inaugurated in September 2023 — buy-in, transparency and social acceptability are a must. Any project involving numerous internal and external stakeholders requires appropriate planning and processes related to change management, sustainable development and communications in … Continue reading "Hélène Desmarais Building: A Stakeholder-Driven Project"

June 10, 2024




New Sustainability Financial Reporting Requirements – Implementation Toolkit – March 27, 2024

Date: March 27, 2024 Duration: 90 minutes Presenters: Deidre (Dee) Henne, Chief Executive Officer, Lead Accretive Brandon Dickson, Graduate Student, Balsillie School of International Affairs Click here to download the presentation 

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April 2, 2024




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