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Corporate Ecocitizen Rendez-vous, Oct. 25

26 September 2019

On Friday, October 25, 2019 will take place the Corporate Ecocitizen Rendez-vous. A conference and networking morning for companies who want to make a sustainable and green change, with Marie-Josée Richer, co-founder of PRANA, and other entrepreneurs.


Organized by Développement économique Saint-Laurent (DESTL), the Corporate Ecocitizen Rendez-vous aims to present entrepreneurs with solutions to make their business efficient and effective, while capitalizing on eco-responsible practices.  



Focus on sustainable and socially responsible practices to attract new talent.






Conference with Marie-Josée Richer, co-founder of PRANA





Informative roundtables hosted by entrepreneurs from: Archex, Luxia Innovation, Moneris Solutions, Aldo, Air Transatet PRANA, withDESTL, MOBA &arrondissement Saint-Laurent





In numbers :


Labor market issues in Quebec

  • Unemployment rate at 4.9% in July 2019
  • 372,000 positions will be available for the 2015-2024 period
  • 2/3 of manufacturers have difficulty recruiting workers
  • 75% of manufacturers fear that the shortage will worsen over the next 5 years


The challenges of sustainable development in companies

  • 67% of senior executives say they are concerned about sustainable development
  • 41% of companies were aware of the concept of sustainable development in 2017
  • 10% of companies had adopted a sustainable development management practice in 2017
  • 30%: it is the rate of Quebec companies that must have started a sustainable development approach in 2020, according to the 2015-2020 Government Sustainable Development Strategy


Sustainable development in Saint-Laurent

  • 10 years! that Saint-Laurent Economic Development (DESTL) offers businesses consulting services in sustainable development
  • 169 companies mentioned having initiated sustainable development actions, during the DESTL 2018 census
  • 84 companies had in place a project related to the sustainable mobility of their employees, in 2018
  • Saint-Laurent declared itself a "sustainable municipal territory" on January 8, 2019, with its new Sustainable Development Policy, which targets citizens, industries, businesses, institutions and organizations, as well as employees and municipal partners in Saint-Laurent.




➡️ Come and meet entrepreneurs from Saint-Laurent - leaders in sustainable development, who will share their best practices and answer your questions!


➡️ Find ideas and create business opportunities!


➡️ A way to act / Une façon de poser #1geste






This is an eco-responsible event, thanks to the participation of:





Thank you to our collaborating partners

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