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Équiterre won the 2015 Les Vivats award in the Alimentation [food] category for its Benefit Cocktail in Montreal! The Les Vivats awards, launched in 2012 by the Conseil québécois des événements écoresponsables [Quebec council for sustainable events], are intended to recognize sustainable practices in event planning in Quebec. Some 82 applications were submitted for the...
Much more than just an annual general meeting Dear members, as the driving force behind Équiterre’s grassroots movement, you are invited to the 2017 members meetup. It’s an opportunity to meet the team, ask questions, participate in Équiterre’s democratic life, get together with fellow members and activists, elect representatives to the board and hear a talk...
Actualité - 15 April 2016 - Tag : Member meetup, Organization
Taken part in a sports event in the last few years? If so, you probably saw hundreds of disposable cups littering the ground, plastic bottles galore and masses of cheap made in China medals and promotional items. All in all, many events have a significant environmental footprint.
Spring is officially here! It’s that time of year when we open the windows to bring in fresh air and get the urge to declutter our homes. Full of good intentions, we set about sorting, throwing out or giving away often useless, broken or unused bits and pieces that are cluttering the house. A few hours later and we’re faced with a mountain of stuff. So what do we...
Actualité - 31 March 2016 - Tag : Organization, Responsible consumption
We would like to thank all members and supporters who responded to our survey in such large numbers in early January. Some 5,342 people completed the online questionnaire! This representative sample will give us a better understanding of Équiterre supporters and guide our future actions. An analysis of the many responses is currently in progress. However, three trends in the...
Actualité - 15 March 2016 - Tag : Customer satisfaction survey, Organization
* Cost * Constraints (set times to pick up the basket, inability to choose what’s in the basket, etc.) * Fear of wasting or having to cook too often * I am not familiar with the organic baskets from Equiterre’s family farmers * I don’t eat a lot of fruits and vegetables * I don’t find that consuming local and organic fruits and vegetables is important
Équiterre is proud to be one of the four finalists in the Alimentation [food] category at the 2016 Les Vivats contest for our annual Benefit Cocktail. Some 82 applications were submitted for the 5th contest, which is intended to recognize sustainable practices in Quebec.
Run or walk for the environment Join the Équiterre Team for the 4th annual eco-friendly zero waste Change the World Run! A great opportunity to get outside, get moving and show how much you care about the environment.
Solution - 24 February 2016 - Tag : Change the World Run, Changing, Donations, Event, Organization, Run, World
Équiterre will be participating, once again, in Montreal’s Nuit Blanche on Saturday, February 27. Visit the Centre for Sustainable Development and plunge into a red-hot atmosphere reflecting the impact of climate change. There’ll be a one-of-a-kind, really fun photo booth featuring symbols of Canada and Quebec threatened by climate change, tar sands and pipelines....
Property and casualty insurance is essential for a viable economy. Without coverage, companies and individuals could risk losing their assets if a loss occurs. And, because of its local, social and environmental economic weight, the property and casualty insurance industry plays a key role in promoting sustainable development in society. Here's how :
Actualité - 14 February 2016 - Tag : Community action, LEED, Organization, Sustainable development