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Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Across the Business World

Lang faculty bring a unique lens to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) themes. 

On May 25, 2020, the killing of George Floyd set off a firestorm of protests across North America that made it impossible for even the most change-resistant leaders to ignore the conversation surrounding issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

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$12,500 in scholarships to support student gender equity initiatives

Applications are now open for the annual HeForShe gender equity scholarships, which total $12,500 across three student-based scholarships. The scholarships are in support of the United Nations’ HeForShe initiative and are funded by the Angel Gabriel Foundation and the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics.

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Lang business students help solve real-world problems in case competition featuring Labatt Brewing Company

Last week, Lang business students had the opportunity to pitch creative business solutions to executives from Labatt Brewing Company during a live virtual case competition. The competition is part of a fourth-year capstone course that challenges students to apply lessons learned in the classroom to real-world challenges facing companies.

This year, the Lang School partnered with Labatt to propose a variety of challenges the company may face, ranging from sustainability initiatives and engaging new consumer markets, to strong e-commerce strategies during a pandemic.

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Lang hosts global symposium on qualitative accounting research

Last week, the Lang School’s Department of Management hosted the 5th annual Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium, an initiative that brings together researchers from across the world to discuss accounting practices in a social, political, and economic context.

Researchers joined via a virtual platform to share their interest in qualitative accounting research from diverse methodological and theoretical perspectives. The event was well attended with 235 attendees joining from over 25 countries.

Lang hosts first-ever Canadian inter-university Tax Conference and Case Competition

With faculty support, Lang accounting students hosted the inaugural Lang Tax Conference over the weekend, Canada’s first inter-university tax conference and case competition. The idea behind the Lang Tax Conference was conceived by Prof. Sonia B. Dhaliwal, the faculty lead on the conference with a vision to instill curiosity in the minds of students and give them a platform to showcase their critical thinking and tax research skills.  

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Lang MBA ranked best in Canada for sustainability focus

Corporate Knights’ new ranking lists the Lang School as #1 MBA in Canada, BComm #2.

The Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics has been named one of Canada’s leading business school for its focus on sustainability, according to a ranking conducted by Corporate Knights, one of the world’s largest media publishers with an explicit focus on responsible business.

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Lang graduate students receive $225,000 in research funding

Four Lang graduate researchers are among the latest Canadian researchers to receive funding through the federal government’s granting agencies.
 
The graduate students received a combined $225,000 in funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), which helps fund and support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.
 

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