February 5, 2015

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Research Snapshot: Beyond Reputation Management to Sustainable Development: How are the Equator Principles Impacting Project Finance?

After nearly 12 years, are Equator Principles working? How might their performance be improved? What is this research about? Equator Principles (EP) are a transnational voluntary framework for financial institutions and their clients to determine, assess and manage environmental and social risks and impacts of large-scale infrastructure development projects. The principles set environmental and social […]

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March 21, 2014

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Event Overview: 2014 CBERN PhD Winter Research Meeting

Since 2010, the Canadian Business Ethics Research Network (CBERN) – an innovative, collaborative, cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary think-tank based at York University in Toronto, Canada – has held an annual Winter Research Meeting for researchers from various disciplinary backgrounds whose doctoral studies and academic interests align with CBERN’s areas of inquiry, namely the ethics of resource […]

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March 20, 2014

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Event Profile: EthicsCentreCA Luncheon and 2014 PhD Winter Research Meeting Launch

In the domain of business ethics, cross-sectoral collaboration between stakeholders from a variety of disciplinary and professional backgrounds is a cornerstone on which a holistic and comprehensive approach to research and innovation must be built in order to ensure professional success and academic excellence. Dialogue and knowledge mobilization between leaders from academia, the private sector, […]

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March 7, 2014

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Program Overview: CBERN Application to the 2015 Network of Centres of Excellence Program

In August 2013, the Canadian Business Ethics Research Network (CBERN) submitted a Letter of Intent to the 2015 Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program competition with a view to receiving a transformational five-year grant that would allow CBERN to expand its reach and operational capacities exponentially.  The Networks of Centres of Excellence is a […]

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March 6, 2014

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Profile: Mitacs

Since 1999, Mitacs – a Canadian not-for-profit corporation – has been leading the way in promoting innovation through research and development by offering cutting-edge internships and post-doctoral fellowships which are defined by intensive collaboration between academic researchers and industrial corporations. Mitacs offers four specialized programs which allow students to gain ‘on the job’ research experience […]

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February 11, 2014

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Project Overview: Naskapi CBERN Curriculum Project

Since 2007, the Canadian Business Ethics Research Network (CBERN) has cultivated a close working relationship with the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach, a First Nations community located near the town of Schefferville, Quebec. The aim of the partnership between CBERN and the Naskapi is to provide the community with the knowledge that they require to sustain […]

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