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Sustainability permeating business schools

When 420 business students crowd into an auditorium, on Montreal’s first almost-feels-like-Spring Saturday, to talk about sustainability…something is shifting. The Concordia Student Union and John Molson School of Business Sustainability Group collaborated in hosting the very successful “Business Beyond Tomorrow” conference that … Continue reading

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Two jobs at TAF

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to work for Toronto Atmospheric Fund, this may be the time to find out. TAF has just posted two very exciting new full-time jobs and is currently accepting applications. Grants Program … Continue reading

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Wicked problems need “wicked cool” solutions

Guest post by Julie Sommerfreund On September 16th, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Social Innovation Generation’s (SiG) Lab Practitioners Gathering. As a new member with a government perspective, the organizer, Satsuko VanAntwerp (SiG), asked me to blog … Continue reading

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Engaging citizens in climate solutions

An article in the Fall 2013 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation, “The Secret of Scale”, reveals what it takes to build a powerful, fully scaled civic organization that can sway public policy — and it’s related to accidental death … Continue reading

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Can you hack it?

Calling all developers, designers, energy experts, and budding entrepreneurs! Our friends at MaRS are hosting the MaRS Energy Hackathon this weekend and they want you and your expertise. The goal of the Hackathon is to make apps and hardware that … Continue reading

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