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SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge 2016 offers real-world sustainability experience

Mar 17, 2016

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Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability: The role of investors in building sustainable capital markets

Mar 1, 2016

Despite recent success in making responsible investing more attractive to investors, more support is required from governing bodies to continue the momentum. Though a prevalent attitude that sustainable investment is not profitable continues to exist, money managers are proven to respond to demand – meaning that pressure from clients to consider environmental, social and governance factors in investment strategies would be a huge step towards progress.

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Media Advisory: Experts examine role of investors in building sustainable capital markets

Feb 23, 2016

A panel of ESG (economic, social and governance) experts will discuss how capital is allocated and invested in global, regional and national economies at a special learning and networking event on Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m. at Simon Fraser University’s Segal Graduate School of Business. Experts from the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the Capital Stewardship Program (SEIU), bcIMC (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation) and SHARE (Shareholders Association for Research & Education) […]

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Graduate student team selected for exclusive Hult Prize competition

Jan 15, 2016

A team of Beedie School of Business graduate students has qualified from a field of over 25,000 applicants for the prestigious Hult Prize, the largest student competition in the world.

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Vancouver Sun: A Vancouver café where conversation is part of the meal

Dec 21, 2015

Lupii in Champlain Heights serves up zero-waste vegetarian food, with a side of social inclusion.

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SFU’s RADIUS Slingshot program to boost B.C.’s sustainable food industry

Nov 19, 2015

Insect-based protein powder, First Nations tea blends, and home-delivered healthy snack boxes are just some of the local food-related ventures that will receive a jump-start from their inclusion in SFU’s third annual RADIUS Ventures Slingshot Accelerator.

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SFU Net Impact Case Competition expands to international stage

Apr 24, 2015

Beedie School of Business MBA students turned their attention to sustainability-related topics last weekend, as they hosted and competed in the 2nd annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Case Competition.

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SFU students unveil international projects to achieve United Nations goals

Apr 9, 2015

Beedie School of Business and Faculty of Environment (FENV) students at Simon Fraser University will address globally gripping challenges when they unveil a package of proposals for the United Nations (UN) on Monday, April 13.

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Beedie undergraduate Nick Heng lands gold at MMICC

Apr 8, 2015

Beedie School of Business undergraduate student Nick Heng took home the gold medal at the prestigious McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC), a world-class undergraduate competition with a focus on globalization, innovation and multidisciplinary thinking.

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Beedie PhD Simon Pek wins prestigious Doctoral Student Paper Award

Mar 23, 2015

A research paper by Beedie School of Business PhD student Simon Pek has received the Best Doctoral Student Paper Award at the 56th annual Western Academy of Management Conference.

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