Corporate Knights - The Canadian Magazine for Responsible Business
Knight Schools 2009

Corporate Knights has compiled the sixth-annual Knight Schools report, which looks at the integration of environmental and social issues into university and college programmes. This year, business, law, public policy, industrial design, and teacher education programmes were examined. Download the report here.

Results and surveys after the jump.

Download the results (all programs) here.

All scores are out of 100%. Corporate Knights Inc. wishes to acknowledge Industry Canada for providing financial support for the research and production of the Industrial Design and Teacher Education Knight Schools reports.

Download the Business Survey here.
Top 10 business undergraduate programs (out of 47 schools):

Business School
Score
1. University of Waterloo - Centre for Environment and Business       
74.25%
2. University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business 72.55%
3. University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business 66.95%
4. Simon Fraser University 66.07%
5. Dalhousie University 64.35%
6. Concordia - John Molson School of Business 63.9%
7. York University - Schulich School of Business 62.7%
8. Trent University 59.63%
9. University of Guelph 56.42%
10. École des sciences de la gestion de l'Université du Québec à Montréal      52.85%
Top 5 Mid-Sized Business Schools (10,001 to 25,000 students)
Score
1. Dalhousie University (overall rank 5)
64.35%
2. Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management (overall rank 11)
51.17%
3. Brock University (overall rank 13)
49.67%
4. Queen's University (overall rank 16) 49.21%
5. Carleton University (overall rank 17)
48.99%
Top 4 Small-Sized Business Schools (10,000 students or less)
Score
1. Trent University (overall rank 8)
59.63%
2. University of Lethbridge (overall rank 15)
49.54%
3. Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business of Business (overall rank 24)
39.09%
4. Royal Roads University (overall rank 25) 36.35%

 

Top 10 MBA business programs (out of 35 schools):

Business School
Score
1. York University - Schulich School of Business 92.8%
2. University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business 80.85%
3. Concordia University - John Molson School of Business 80.17%
4. University of Alberta 76.15%
5. University of British Columbia - Sauder School of Business   74.75%
6. University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management 71.4%
7. Dalhousie University 63.15%
8. HEC Montréal 62%
9. Simon Fraser University 56.92%
10. University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business     51.05%
Top 5 Mid-Sized Business Schools (12,501-27,700 students)
Score
1. University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business (overall rank 2)
80.85%
2. Dalhousie University (overall rank 7)
63.15%
3. Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management (overall rank 11) 49.97%
4. Brock University (overall rank 13) 47.12%
5. Carleton University - Sprott School of Business (overall rank 17)
42.24%
Top 4 Small-Sized Business Schools (12,500 students or less)
Score
1. HEC Montréal (overall rank 8)
62%
2. Wilfrid Laurier University (overall rank 16)
42.32%
3. Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business of Business (overall rank 20)
39.89%
4. Royal Roads University (overall rank 22) 33.65%

 

Download the Law survey here.
Top 10 Law programs (out of 21 schools):

Law School Score
1. Univeristy of Toronto    91%
2. York University - Osgoode Hall Law School    81%
3. University of Ottawa - Common Law Section       79.67%
4. Dalhousie University 78.75%
5. University of Victoria 75.5%
6. McGil University 73.42%
7. University of British Columbia 71.67%
8. Université du Québec à Montréal 67.75%
9. University of Windsor 63.42%
10. University of Alberta 56.17%

 

Download the Industrial Design survey here. Read more about Industrial Design here and here.
The Industrial Design programs:

Industrial Design School Score
1. Humber College 43.75%
2. Emily Carr University of Art and Design       42.85%
3. Carleton University 39.35%
4. Ontario College of Art and Design 29.05%
5. Université de Montréal 22.2%
6. Université du Québec à Montréal 16.75%
7. University of Alberta 16.2%

 

Download the Teacher Education survey here.
The Teacher Education programs:

Teacher Education School Score
1. Ontario Institute for Studies In Education - University of Toronto     87.17%
2. University of British Columbia 66.77%
3. University of Saskatchewan 59.94%
4. University of Alberta 59.37%
5. McGill Universuty 53.2%
6. York University 50.75%
7. University of Manitoba 46.85%
8. Simon Fraser University 43.52%
9. University of New Brunswick 35.82%
10. Memorial University 35.41%
11. Concordia University 27.52%
12. Acadia University 21.45%

 

Download the Public Policy survey here.
Top 10 Public Policy/Public Administration programs (out of 16 schools):

MPP/MPA schools Score
1. Carleton University 65.75%
2. Queen's University 40.5%
3. University of Ottawa 31.73%
4. University of Toronto          31.45%
5. Simon Fraser University 29.46%
6. Universite Laval 29%
7. University of Regina 27%
8. Concordia University 25.24%
9. Ryerson University 24.1%
10. University of Western Ontario       22.44%

 

Note: Engineering, architecture, and urban planning schools will be evaluated in 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

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