What’s better than a bike ride through bucolic countryside? Unfortunately, these beautiful fields may have been sprayed with atrazine, a synthetic herbicide used extensively in corn cultivation. This pesticide is found throughout our environment and accompanies us, without our knowledge, during many of our summer activities.
To provide a structure for its information technology (IT) services, insure their continuity and develop their potential for promoting its members’ goals, the Centre has launched Mutualit’, a social economy business specialized in IT services.
On October 12th at 6 pm, come celebrate the Centre’s fifth anniversary at a Great Green Ball, THE chic, green party of the season!
This fall, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be celebrating its fifth anniversary with a special program and a brand-new campaign titled My Green Home, aimed at inspiring citizens with tips and tricks for a more sustainable home. Why celebrate a five-year anniversary?
On August 10, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. in the midst of the World Social Forum (WSF) and in collaboration with Equiterre, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting a large networking event mainly for WSF participants.
The Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting free, express guided tours in the midst of the World Social Forum (WSF), thanks to a partnership with Equiterre and Hydro-Québec. A great way to discover the building’s cutting-edge technology with regard to building materials, energy and water efficiency, air quality, and more!
In order to highlight this major international forum taking place in Montreal this year, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting a series of events between August 9 and 14, 2016.
Come and enjoy the sunshine at the Great Urban Picnic’s third edition, organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation. Event starts at 10 o'clock on Friday, May 20th, in the Hydro-Québec park adjacent to the Centre.
This summer, the Centre for Sustainable Development’s festive activities and thought-provoking talks will be intertwined with many of Montreal’s most notable festivals, such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the 2016 World Social Forum.
From June 14 to July 9 2016, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting Nicolas Lévesque’s exhibit Lush Life, Wanderings and Trances, produced by the Saguenay Zoom Photo Festival and presented in collaboration with the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
On April 5th from 11 am to 2 pm, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting an urban sugar shack event in collaboration with Equiterre. A chance to sweeten participants up and raise public awareness about climate change issues. A win-win!
The buzz surrounding the Centre for Sustainable Development, first LEED Platinum certified building in Quebec, shows the organization has reached its goal of providing a space for reflection, innovation, education and the meeting of minds on sustainable development.
On March 1rst at 12:15, Equiterre will be hosting the conference "The True Cost of Oil" at the Centre for Sustainable Developement, giving attendees a chance to meet the artist and photographer Garth Lenz.
On February 27 from 8 pm to 1 am, dive into a red-hot atmosphere and ponder the consequences of climate change while having a blast at the Centre for Sustainable Development!
On January 28 at 7 pm, the Centre will be presenting, in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation, the movie The Little Things, a story of inspiring riders who adapt the
From January 14 to February 3, the Centre will be presenting Judith Prat’s exhibit Coltan, shown for the first time in Montreal.
On January 14, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Centre for sustainable development and Cataléthique will present the Who are the ecopreneurs? Our first green drinks event of 2016.
On October 27th at 12:15, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting the talk Geo-Engineering: Our Plan B if Paris 2015 Fails? Will technology save humanity from global warming? Would it be simpler to reduce the amount of solar rays getting through to Earth or to extract carbon from the atmosphere than it would be to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions?
On October 13th at 12:15, the Centre for Sustainable Development will be hosting a talk titled “Promoting Food Security in a Changing Arctic”, in collaboration with the Institut des sciences de l'environnement de l'UQAM (ISE) and the Conseil régional de l'environnement de Montréal.