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David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise News



June 21: Trucost.com - Concordia University first to join Trucost's Premier University Partner Program. JMSB has obtained full access to Trucost's global database of corporate environmental impacts, in addition to various teaching tools.

May 2: Now. Concordia - People and planet as important as profit. Charles Cho (Accountancy) explains that CSR accounting looks at a broader view of society that takes into consideration a wider range of stakeholders.

Apr. 23: : La Presse - Certifié responsable - JMSB's new Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) created by the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, is featured.

Apr. 21 - Novae - Concordia lance un programme en investissements responsables - JMSB's new Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) created by the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, is featured.

Apr. 21: Conseiller.ca - Un programme d’éducation en placements durables voit le jour - JMSB's new Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) created by the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, is featured.

Apr. 21: Investor Point - Innovation in business education - Concordia’s David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise has created the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC), a program designed to meet the needs of professionals in finance, investment or other functional areas in business through a rigorous training curriculum in the field of sustainability. Also report in O Six News and Alpha Trade Finance.

Apr. 20: CNW - Innovation in business education - JMSB's new Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC) created by the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, is featured.

Apr. 19: CNW - JMSB introduces a new Sustainable Investment Certification - The John Molson School of Business will lauch the Sustainable Investment Professional Certification (SIPC).

Apr. 18: The Gazette University City - It's too daned hot. Damon Matthews, climate change and living in a two degree world - Damon Matthews, with the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, and Paul Shrivastava, director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia, comment on global warming and climate change.

Apr. 18: Montreal Gazette - Our earth's a hot potato - Damon Matthews, with the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, and Paul Shrivastava, director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia, comment on global warming and climate change.

Feb. 15: Now.Concordia.ca - A nice, warm cup of sustainabilitea. Raymond Paquin (Management) instituted an “environmental rule” charging students $2 for each disposable coffee cup or water bottle brought to his MANA 369 class, student David Riven took it one step further.

Jan. 26: Radio Canada International - The Indo-Canadian Report with Rashi Khilnani: Eco - Efficiency - A path to profitability. Paul Shrivastava (Management) discussed how Eco-efficiency can be a path to profitability. (Audio clip interview available).

Nov. 29: Le Devoir - Les entretiens Concordia - Économie et développement durable - Une passion durable. Comment la tragédie de Bhopal a changé la vie et la carrière du Dr Paul Shrivastava. Paul Shrivastava (Management) discusses his motivation to study sustainability. A subscription is required to read the full article.

Apr. 22: Vancouver Sun - Urban villages reduce a city's carbon footprint. "Everyone says they are organic and green, but without national standards, a lot of it is just talk," says Shrivastava, director of the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Montreal's Concordia University.

Apr. 20: Canada.com - Educators, activists offer options for future. Paul Shrivastava discusses 'greenwashing' in an environment without standards and regulation. 

Apr. 17: Montreal Gazette - Green: within our grasp. Paul Shrivastava, director of the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, discusses what it takes to go green and become a more sustainable society.

Apr. 1: Concordia Journal - New JMSB prof sees big value in being green. Judith Walls brings experience and perspective in advancing sustainability.

Apr. 1: JMSB News - Sustainability with an Edge. Business leaders, professors and students reunited for the sixth annual Sustainable Business Conference.

Mar. 12: JMSB News - Concordia Sustainability Champions.  Congratulations to JMSB’s Shelly Elsliger, Kelly Laidlaw and Raymond Paquin.  They were among the Concordia Sustainability Champions recognized at the inaugural Sustainability Awards Gala.

Mar. 16: Globe & Mail - JMSB Globe & Mail ad. David O'Brien benefactor of the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Business was featured in a JMSB ad.

Nov. 16: Canadian Bureau for International Education - Export Development Canada (EDC) announces up to 25 international trade and five business and environmental scholarships in 2010 competition.

Nov. 10:  Globe and Mail – A leader in urban sustainability, Montreal presses on.  An article by Paul Shrivastava, Director of the David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Entreprise.

Nov. 4:  Canadian Business - Where the jobs are. Director Paul Shrivastava is quoted regarding careers related to sustainability.

Oct. 29:  Concordia Journal - Hiking up the Hill - JMSB rallies support for climate action.

April 2: Concordia Journal - JMSB growing rapidly, Enrolment outpacing revenues.