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Plastic has become one of the key environmental issues of our time. Excessive production, insufficient recycling, overuse…plastic is a blight upon the environment. And things don’t stand to get much better anytime soon: by 2050, there will be more plastic in the oceans than there are fish, according to a claim made by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on World...
Special collaboration of Brenda Plant, cofounder of Ethiquette.ca, an independent platform of information and analysis on responsible investment. Are you frustrated by investment advisers who don’t know much about responsible investment options and who don’t seem to care about helping you on this? And when you try to do your own research, nothing (relevant) comes...
Actualité - 15 février 2017 - Tag : Choix collectifs, Responsible choices, Responsible investment
Two Montreal schools have chosen to innovate this year by launching a new type of fundraising activity for their projects. Thanks to the project Schools Take Root: For Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food, these schools are giving youngsters and their parents a chance to discover the surprising and delicious root vegetables of Quebec. Featuring healthy, organic produce grown...
The family farmer organic basket 20th anniversary celebrations are still in full swing with delicious new recipes from celebrities! Fanny Bloom, Christian Bégin, Jérôme Ferrer and Chantal Fontaine are the latest celebrities to take part in our summer recipe challenge. Make the most of the remaining summer days and enjoy simple, delicious recipes made with fresh, colourful,...
Whether you’re a parent, student, employee or all three, back to school means back to packing a lot of lunches and snacks. However, it can be done efficiently and economically, while minimizing waste and your carbon footprint. Here are some Équiterre tips to make back-to-school time easier and eco-friendly!
Actualité - 30 août 2016 - Tag : Local food, Organization, Responsible choices
In November 2015, 450 participants met in Montreal to help put healthy, local, sustainable food on school menus across the country. Throughout the year, many of us continued our projects in the field, likely drawing inspiration from the informative presentations shared last year. You can carry on the work of knowledge transfer and collaboration by registering today for one of...
Special collaboration :  Cherkaoui Ferdous Senio Advisor Social Finance Programme
Actualité - 15 décembre 2015 - Tag : Responsible choices, Sharing expertise, Sustainable development
To counter the runaway spending and unbridled consumption of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Équiterre’s action of the month is to buy less, spend more wisely and support local artisans and producers.
By Rosalie Vendette Senior Advisor - Socially responsible investment - Desjardins It’s never too early to start thinking about the best way to save. For many, our sole concern is whether we will have saved enough by the time we retire. But what of the decisions we make when we invest our savings for retirement? First and foremost, we must consider the following:
Actualité - 9 septembre 2015 - Tag : Responsible choices, Responsible consumption
The Montreal Review of Books presents: Literary Montreal Series On January 12, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., the Montreal Review of Books will kick off the Literary Montreal Series with its first event: a round table on sustainable living featuring three Montreal authors and hosted by Anne Lagacé Dowson.