Dr. Rumina Dhalla and Dr. Felix Arndt discuss the effectiveness of business sustainability rankings.
News related to sustainability
Last weekend, students from the Lang School hosted an undergraduate conference and case competition that explored the themes of environmental stewardship and sustainable business.
Now in its second year, the Lang Sustainability Conference hosted 130 student delegates from 14 different universities across Canada to participate in the two-day virtual conference. It is one of the largest student-led sustainable business conferences in Canada. This year's conference was sponsored by RBC and explored the theme of sustainable entrepreneurship.
The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has been ranked as one of the top 30 business schools in the world in a new ranking that looks at the positive societal impacts made by business schools.
The Net Impact (Graduate) Chapter at the University of Guelph recently achieved Gold standing, a designation that is awarded to Net Impact’s top chapters across the world. Net Impact, which has chapters worldwide, aims to mobilize next-generation leaders to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world.
Last month, Lang business students returned to Campobello Island to work with the island community to address the complex sustainability issues they face.
It was the second year that Lang business students have travelled to the island as part of an experiential learning course in business consulting.
Earlier this month, U of G students from the University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project (UGSRP) hosted Forward Food, a student conference focused on sustainable food systems.
University of Guelph students are among the AIM2Flourish 2019 Flourish Prize finalists, an international academic competition supported by the United Nations that celebrates real sustainable business innovations.
The competition invited students to submit stories about positive business innovations that align with the UN Global Goals and advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Their submission was chosen as a finalist from over 800 submissions, including stories from 30 universities across 16 countries.
A new business consulting course at the University of Guelph that entailed eight students visiting the isolated community of Campobello Island, New Brunswick with the goal of helping them develop a plan for a sustainable future was featured in the Globe and Mail June 7.
3rd annual Luminary Leader Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business and Economics Executive Programs
LAICOS Enterprise Hub, with the help from the College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph and Capacity Canada, will be hosting an event to highlight the importance of social enterprise in the food industry.
LAICOS Enterprise Hub includes 10 organizations from the Kitchener to Toronto corridor who support the development of businesses and non-profits with incubation and acceleration services. The event will include interactive displays that promote the value of social enterprise in the food industry.