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Deconfinement and Climatic Recovery

Deconfinement and Climatic Recovery

This article addresses the resuming of our post-confinement activities. The crisis triggered by the COVID-19 has naturally relegated climate action in second place as the public health crisis taking place globally and fears of a long-term economic...
Greta vs Davos

Greta vs Davos

Sequestration and the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are a combination of indispensable actions that must be carried out simultaneously.   At the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic[1] emerged as a global issue that is...
The impacts of global warming on health

The impacts of global warming on health

Written by: Cassandre Clermont, biochemistry and molecular medicine student Global warming is a recent phenomenon caused by the abnormal increase in greenhouse gases. It was the industrialization of companies that led to an overproduction of its...
Action on the 2020 decade: Measure, reduce and contribute

Action on the 2020 decade: Measure, reduce and contribute

Since spring 2019, we have witnessed a 4th wave of demand for carbon credits[1]. Meaning additional GHG reductions have been qualified, quantified and verified by a third party, allowing their conversion into carbon credits. Various initiatives...
The B Corp Handbook, 2nd edition

The B Corp Handbook, 2nd edition

Claudie Eustache In recent years, more and more companies have become interested not only in their social responsibility (generally called CSR), but also in the notion of impact. With impact assessment, an organization will take the time to measure...
COMMUNITY SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SDG #9

COMMUNITY SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SDG #9

Claudie Eustache When it comes to climate contribution, GHG reduction projects – converted into carbon credits – that create additional benefits, other than simply reducing GHG emissions, are increasingly sought after. These projects, named...
Industrial Carbon Neutrality: The GNL Case

Industrial Carbon Neutrality: The GNL Case

Claudie Eustache As part of discussions surrounding the construction of a natural gas liquefaction facility in the city of Saguenay, Énergie Saguenay has mandated the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi’s (UQAC) Chaire en éco-conseil ( Eco-counsel...

Sustainable Community and the 17 SDGs of the United Nations

When businesses seek to create a sustainable development plan or implement a corporate social responsibility strategy, it can be a challenge to prioritize actions and objectives. Some will use the standard Sustainable Development model...
WILL’s Social Innovation Model

WILL’s Social Innovation Model

Our Sustainable Community is a social innovation by its clustering of expertise, especially in the context of labour scarcity, and its grouping of (through alglorithms and automisation) of all the costs of certifying a thousand GHG microprojects....