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Canada’s Leading Financial Institutions Commit $5 Million to Institute for Sustainable Finance

November 19, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – The Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) today announced that Canada’s big five banks, TD Bank Group, Scotiabank, CIBC, BMO and RBC, have committed $5 million to support ISF’s mission of aligning mainstream financial markets with Canada’s transition to a lower carbon economy.

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Pilot project provides business training for First Nations community

September 24, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – A Smith School of Business initiative that launched on Monday will bring online business training to a First Nations community in British Columbia. Thirty-five members of the Xeni Gwet’in community will take part in the 12-week program to earn a Certificate of Completion in Administration and Business Management through the Centre for Business Venturing at Smith.

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Dare to Dream 2020 winners are announced

June 15, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – Four new ventures led by Smith School of Business alumni have been announced as this year’s recipients of Dare to Dream funding.

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Smith and Queen’s Law launch AI-powered legal tools

May 14, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, millions of Canadians are out of work and facing uncertainty about returning. These circumstances can put workers, particularly those in ‘gig economy’ jobs, in situations where their legal rights are unclear. MyOpenCourt, a project of the Conflict Analytics Lab – a partnership led by Queen’s Faculty of Law and Smith School of Business – will now help these workers understand their rights – and options.

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Smith School of Business Awarded Prestigious Operations Research and Analytics Teaching Award

May 6, 2020

Kingston, Ont. – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has awarded Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, the 2020 UPS George D. Smith Prize. The award recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.

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