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.
News related to sustainability
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.
Normally, if you tell a Guelph student they’re going to be stuck in the Science Complex all weekend, perhaps even into the night, they are apprehensive to say the least. During the Improve Life Challenge, though, they jump at the chance to band together with other students, community partners, and mentors to solve some of the world’s biggest problems.
U of G business students are national champions after winning the 2018 HotelNext Canada competition in downtown Toronto on April 24th.
The competition gives Canadian University students a chance to showcase their inspiring designs on an under-performing hotel. Students chose a market, reviewed operating history, made renovation recommendations and presented a capital plan.
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A new business consulting course at the University of Guelph is taking learning outside the classroom to help the people of Campobello Island, New Brunswick, through community engagement and experiential learning.
One of the biggest issues facing the community of about 1,200 people is its geographic isolation. The island is accessible by ferry only four months of the year. To get there by land, visitors need to cross a bridge from Maine to the island.
A team of U of G business students have been awarded one of 17 AIM2Flourish awards – a United Nation’s supported academic competition that celebrates real sustainable business innovations. The U of G students were chosen from 503 essay submissions from across the world.
Students are asked to submit essays to AIM2Flourish that best meet each of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). AIM2Flourish identifies the essays that best communicate each of the 17 SDG’s.