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.
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.
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.
The Centre for Sustainable Development hosted an information kiosk at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal and the FrancoFolies. Nearly 2,000 people stopped by to talk about the project with the Centre’s representatives.
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.