Press Releases

Press Releases

Nuit blanche 2017: Man and His World at the Centre for sustainable development

Montreal, February 13 – On March 4, from 8 pm to 1 am, travel back in time to Expo 67’s “Man and His World” exhibit, starring the environment, sustainable development and past and present society. Included in our time travel package: Yé-yé vibes with DJ Doro, creative workshops and retro bar.

Judith Prat winner of the sixth edition of the photography contest Human Nature

Montreal, September 15th 2015 - Groupe Photo Média International, the Centre for Sustainable Development and Eurêko are pleased to announce photographer Judith Prat winner of the sixth edition of the photography contest Human Nature (previously the Man and the Environment).

Art and Activism: Nuit blanche at the Centre for Sustainable Development

Montreal, 10 February 2014 – On March 1rst from 8 pm to 2 am, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting a Nuit blanche brimming with artistic and engaged activities, such as slam sessions by Samian and Slamontreal poet Ivy, live onstage creation by artist Catherine Plaisance as part of her Désolation exhibit, a light painting workshop held by Journal Métro, perfor

The Contamination + Addiction Exhibition by Michel Huneault, a Photo-Essay on the Lake Megantic Disaster

Montreal, 12 December 2013 - From 9 January to 5 February 2014, the Centre for Sustainable Development will host, in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation and the borough of Ville-Marie, the Contamination + Addiction exhibition by Michel Huneault, a powerful photo‑essay on the Lake Megantic disaster.

Inauguration of the Centre’s New Art Venue With Photo Exhibition About New Delhi’s Recycling Industry

Montreal, July 10, 2012 – From July 17 to August 12, 2012, the Centre for Sustainable Development launches its new art venue, the Atrium, with the exhibition L’industrie du recyclage à Delhi by the photojournalist François Pesant.

The Centre for Sustainable Development opens its doors

Montreal, October 6, 2011 - The Centre for Sustainable Development, the first commercial building in the downtown core of a major Canadian city to seek LEED Platinum certification in the category of new construction, was inaugurated today by its eight socially and environmentally minded member organizations and their donor partners. “We beat the odds!” marvels chair Sidney Ribaux.

Desjardins Teams Up with the Centre for Sustainable Development

Montreal, May 12, 2010 – Desjardins Group is proud to announce that it will be a major partner of the Centre for Sustainable Development in Montréal.  In addition to providing $250,000 in financial support, Desjardins will put its network to good use by hosting an event this fall in the Grande Place at Complexe Desjardins to rally citizens and raise funds.  

Grondbreaking ceremony for Centre for Sustainable Development

Montréal, March 15, 2010 – Today, donor partners and nine member organizations celebrated the official ground breaking ceremony for the Centre for Sustainable Development. This building will be one of the most ecological in Canada and a hub for proponents of sustainable development. It will be built in downtown Montreal’s Quartier des spectacles and will open in September of 2011.

Cascades Partners with the Centre for Sustainable Development

Montreal, September 3, 2009 – Cascades is pleased to announce that it is contributing to setting up the Centre for Sustainable Development by donating $150,000. This announcement is in line with the Centre’s major 2008–2012 Corporate Funding campaign, whose goal is to collect $5 M over five years. 

Bell announces $250,000 donation to the Centre for Sustainable Development

Montreal, August 20, 2009 – Bell is pleased to announce a $250,000 donation to the Centre for Sustainable Development. This major contribution is part of the total corporate capital campaign aimed at raising $5M over five years.

RONA donates $750,000 to the Centre for Sustainable Development

Montreal, June 18, 2009 – RONA will contribute to the construction in Montreal of the Centre for Sustainable Development a donation of $750,000. The funds are a contribution to the Centre’s ongoing major corporate fundraising campaign, with the goal of $5 million between 2008 and 2012.