The University of Guelph’s Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has launched a new institute to support and advance cutting-edge business sustainability-related research and curriculum innovations.
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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.