Skip to Content

Sustainable development

All related content, beginning with Projects, Solutions and our most recent additions, e.g., News or blog posts. To find a specific page, please use Search.

Summer school at the Institut is the youth event of the season! Each year, it attracts a diverse group of 400 to 800 people aged 15 to 35 from across Quebec as well as from other countries. The theme of the 8th edition? The creative revolution! From August 18 to 21 at the École de technologie supérieure in Montréal, come help imagine a new world. For more information: ...
What does the future hold for the environment? What kind of natural resources will be left in Quebec and the rest of the world, particularly in terms of energy, two, three, or even seven generations from now? What effect will our production methods, lifestyles, consumption patterns and investment choices have on our children's quality of life? What kind of future are we sowing...
Going away? We all need a break sometime. But that doesn't mean that we should leave our values at home. Especially when there are so many ways for concerned travellers to minimize their environmental impact. Here are some ideas to help you plan a vacation that the whole world can get excited about.
For the first time, our I get around...my neighbourhood! campaign, which promotes public transit, active transportation and local shopping to citizens, businesses and elected officials for healthy, economically vibrant communities, has been applied to an entire city: Joliette, Quebec, where the newly redesigned downtown features less space for cars and more for...
Marie-Eve Arbour, a young woman with an impressive commitment to social and environmental causes, is the proud recipient of the 2010 Laure Waridel bursary, which comes with a prize of $9000. The UQAM communications grad won for her research and awareness-raising project, V.I.S.A.G.E.S., which looks at organic agriculture, eco-friendly homes and citizen action in Quebec's...
Vincent Galarneau, an MA student in anthropology at Université Laval, won the Laure Waridel bursary for his project: a guide to eco-solidarity practices on farms. The project looks at the direct and indirect benefits of an approach to agriculture that is based on human and environmental solidarity – as seen today on Quebec's organic and biodynamic farms....
The executives of Canada's main environmental groups sent a message to the political leaders for Earth Day, asking them to take concrete and immediate action to address Canada's urgent environmental challenges:
A farmer's basket full of healthy, locally grown, organic vegetables, delivered directly to your workplace once a week? Find out how easy it is to host a drop-off point for the Quebec family farmers network.  More than 50 businesses and organizations have already set up drop-off points for their employees, including RONA, Cascades, Ubisoft and L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, by...
Say yes to public transit, active transportation and local shopping with the I get around… My neighbourhood! campaign.
you are invited... ...to Équiterre’s Grand Benefit Cocktails, two unique networking opportunities benefiting the environment and the fight against climate change. Under the Honourary Presidency of Mr. Michael Sabia, President and CEO of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, over 700 business, political and community leaders will gather at these annual gastronomic...