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Professors

A Meeting of the Minds on CSR at Ryerson University: The Nexus between Public and Private Interests

Over this week, Ryerson University in Toronto hosted the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development: 3rd International Symposium. Dr. Lez Rayman-Bacchus, a Visiting Research Fellow at Winchester University and Dr. Phil Walsh of the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) at Ryerson University co-chaired the event. The sustainability focused conference occurs every two years and has…

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Professors

Entrepreneurs and Clean Energy: A Perfect Pairing

Key role for universities in effecting environmental change, says TRSM professor In a Canada that is beginning to realize the value of renewable, clean energy, Ryerson University has a critical role to play, says Deborah de Lange, a professor of global management studies at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management. To mark World Environment…

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Professors

Expert Corner: The Benefits of a Sustainable Supply Chain

How can greening a supply chain can help Canadian retailers gain competitive advantage?  With the green movement gaining momentum, it is time for retailers to redesign their supply chain with the environment in mind. Steps can be taken at any link the supply chain, from choosing suppliers who utilize water conservation methods to switching to…

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Students

Expert Corner: Go Local, Think Global

Sweatshops, child labour, and poor working conditions. We have all heard of the negative implications of outsourcing. Then why do retailers continue to manufacture overseas? The answer is simple: the cheaper the labour costs,  and increased profits. While it means half of the world’s population lives off less than $2.50 a day, it means billions…

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