Welcome to the December issue of Carleton Now. This month, we have a story about research being conducted at Carleton that focuses on responsible investing, a profile on the only Canadian to be named to an international commission on health and a feature about a Carleton grad who is the new voice of CBC’s Ottawa Morning radio show. Be sure to check out the photo gallery. Enjoy your read.
As institutional investors’ influence on financial markets grow, they need to change their investment behaviour in order to improve the social, environmental and governance standards of firms in which they invest. To this end, the Responsible Investing Initiative (RII), a five-year project housed at Carleton’s Centre for Community Innovation (3ci), is building on previous work on responsible investing to provide institutional investors and other stakeholders with concrete web-based access to … Continue
When Robyn Bresnahan was a fourth-year Carleton journalism student in 2001, she worked with the CBC radio show Ottawa Morning. She never imagined she would eventually host the city’s number one radio program 10 years later. Bresnahan will start her new job as the host of Ottawa Morning on Dec. 5. She replaces former host Kathleen Petty. “It feels like I have come full circle,” says Bresnahan. “I was in … Continue
Carleton University’s Chantal Blouin is part of a new international commission that will bring innovative thinking to solving important challenges Continue
For Mallory Whiteduck, the month of November was a remarkable time in Carleton’s history. Whiteduck, along with her colleagues at the university, saw the implementation of a new document that recognizes and embraces Aboriginal culture on campus. Continue
Carleton is among 15 Canadian universities to get funding for a first-time project that partners institutions here with African counterparts. The Continue